The surprise choice to re-establish edge controls in Germany had a domino effect that is fleet, prompting neighbours like Slovakia and Austria as a large number of refugees and migrants pressed north and west across the continent to enforce checks at their particular frontiers.
European Union interior ministers did not reach unanimous agreement on an idea for binding quotas on Monday stress off Greece, Italy, and Hungary, officials the to relocate 120,000 refugees and take said.
“Yes, not everyone is on board at the moment,” Luxembourg minister Jean Asselborn told a press conference in Brussels after an emergency meeting.
He said however that there was a “large majority” in favour of the redistribution in principle, and they would return to the issue in October.
“For our suggestion on 120,000 we didn’t have the deal we needed.”
Following the move on border controls in Germany, Austria said it could dispatch its military to aid the authorities carry out tests in the border with Hungary after a large number of asylum seekers crossed on foot immediately, filling crisis lodging up nearby, including tents in the frontier.