A Migrant's Trek Through Macedonia

REUTERS/Ognen Teofilovski

Despite having set a July 20 deadline last April, European Union officials could not reach an agreement Monday on how 40,000 people seeking asylum in Greece and Italy should be spread around the EU. The decision will now be pushed back to the end of the year.

As part of the plan, EU commissioners have already agreed to resettle 20,000 refugees “from their countries of origin, such as Syria, or in transit, in neighboring Lebanon or Jordan,”...

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