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The arguments the Czechs and the rest of the Visegrad Four (V4) group use to reject the EU's migrant quotas are unfounded and Prague should try to accept some refugees from Greece or Italy to see whether such a step may be a success, Tomas Vlach writes in Lidove noviny (LN) on Thursday.

When the plan of compulsory migrant relocation quotas started to be discussed in early 2015, no one expected the issue to escalate and turn into a problem dividing the EU. This eventually did happen, unfortunately, but not due to Brussels' dictate but due to a stubborn rejection of the quotas by the V4, a group comprised of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, Vlach, a Czech Radio reporter, writes.


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