Belgium took only 900 refugees from four thousand promised to the European Union

© AP Photo / Geert Vanden WijngaertЛагерь refugees in Brussels, Belgium. Archival photoBelgium took only 900 refugees from four thousand promised to the European Union© AP Photo / Geert Vanden Wijngaert

Belgium in the framework of the obligations to the European Union received only 900 of the approximately 4 million refugees, which the authorities undertook to settle in the Kingdom, said on Friday the representative of the civic platform for reception of Copper Cash.

In September 2015 the interior Minister of the EU by a majority of votes decided to settle in 23 of the 28 countries of the community, in addition to the previously agreed 40 thousand asylum-seekers, another 120 thousand refugees in the territory of the European Union. According to the international human rights organization Amnesty International, member countries of the EU to ensure the implementation of national quotas for resettlement of refugees less than one-third.

«Belgium has not fulfilled its part of obligations. Had to take about 4 thousand people, and, as of today, took over 900,» said the Cashier in a live television and radio RTBF.

According to the Senator of Belgium, former General Secretary of the charity organization «Doctors without borders» Alain Testexam, Belgium for 12 years, granted citizenship to more than 608 thousand immigrants from third countries, accounting for 6% of the population of the Kingdom.

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