EU Ministers Meet Monday on Migrant Crisis

WASHINGTON—European Union interior ministers are meeting Monday to discuss ways to spread responsibility for the seemingly endless flow of refugees into Europe.  The meeting in Brussels comes one day ahead of Hungary's promise to prosecute people who try to evade the country's border police.

Parts of Europe, especially eastern European countries, blame Germany for the wave of migrants onto the continent.  Germany, however, has become increasingly frustrated with some members in the EU who have shown a reluctance to share the burden of the newcomers.

Many of the migrants do not want to settle into just any country.  Some are literally walking through several countries to reach Germany.  German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said people seeking protection cannot choose the country where they receive it. READ MORE OF THIS STORY ON VOA NEWS WEBSITE

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