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EU breaks promise of safe passage for 50,000 refugees


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The EU has delivered only three-quarters of a two-year program due to be completed by the end of October. Among those left in limbo are people evacuated from Libya on a promise of resettlement in Europe.

[...] Leonie Jegen, a migration expert at Germany's Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institut, said resettlement was a divisive issue among EU countries. "Resettlement is something that is not completely off the political agenda, but discourse around refugees has shifted in a negative direction in recent years," she said. [...]

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