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Macron proposes EU fund for communities that take refugees

AFP  |  Strasbourg (France) 

French proposed today to create a European fund for communities that take in refugees in a bid to tackle one of the most politically toxic issues facing the EU.

"I propose creating a European programme that directly financially supports local communities that welcome and integrate refugees," said in a speech to the outlining his vision for the bloc.

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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 14:55 IST