Justice and Home Affairs Council: Main results
EU News 257/2015
Council of the European Union
The Council adopted a decision establishing provisional measures in the area of international protection for the benefit of Italy and Greece.
This decision establishes a temporary and exceptional relocation mechanism over two years from the frontline member states Italy and Greece to other member states. It will apply to 120 000 persons in clear need of international protection who have arrived or are arriving on the territory of those member states as from six months before the entry into force until two years after the entry into force.
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