via American Freedom Party
Konrad Szymanski, who will take the office on Monday as part of the
country’s new conservative government, said his cabinet didn’t agree
with their predecessors’ commitment to take a share in the refugee
Now, “in the face of the tragic acts in Paris, we do not see the political possibilities to implement” the plan, he told the right-leaning news portal wPolityce.pl.
joins a quartet of EU members that have defied Brussels’ plan to
redistribute the inflow of asylum seekers from the Middle East and North
Africa among members of the union. Security concerns are high among the
reasons touted by Hungary, Romania, the Czech Republic and Slovakia,
which don’t want to accept predominantly Muslim refugees on their soil.
The string of terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday night killed at
least 128 people. The French government considers the terrorist group
Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) as the culprit behind the
tragedy. In fact, IS claimed responsibility for the attacks, threatening
more to come.