Tag: Czech President Milos Zeman

Angela Merkel and Czech President Milos Zeman

Anti-Migrant Czech President Calls For Referendum On EU Membership

(REUTERS) – Czech President Milos Zeman called for the Czech Republic to hold a referendum on European Union and NATO membership following Britain’s shock vote to leave the EU, a suggestion quickly rebuffed by the government. Zeman said on Thursday

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Over One Million Migrants Reach Europe by Sea in 2015: UN

GENEVA (AFP) – Over one million migrants and refugees crossed the Mediterranean Sea to Europe in 2015, nearly half of them Syrians, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) said Wednesday. The milestone marks an almost five-fold increase over 2014 figures, when UNHCR recorded