Poland cannot take in any refugees, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydło said on Tuesday, despite an EU deadline to start admitting asylum seekers by June.

She told a press conference in Warsaw that "there was no agreement" of EU member states to compulsory quotas related to accepting migrants.

Szydło added that thanks to Poland's tough attitude towards refugees, "a critical attitude towards the mechanism of migrant relocation is becoming increasingly widespread in the European Union".

"Poland cannot accept refugees," she added.

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