Slovakia Questions the EU’s Approach to the Migrant Crisis

Slovak President Andrej Kiska with an Afghan refugee, Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 17, 2015 (CTK via AP Images).
Slovak President Andrej Kiska with an Afghan refugee, Bratislava, Slovakia, Sept. 17, 2015 (CTK via AP Images).
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Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing WPR series on the European refugee crisis and European Union member states’ approaches to addressing it. Last month, Slovakia filed a lawsuit at the European Court of Justice against the European Union’s plan to redistribute 120,000 refugees across all 28 member states. In an email interview, Katarina Lezova, a visiting research fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, discussed Slovakia’s response to the refugee crisis. WPR: How affected has Slovakia been by the refugee crisis in Europe? Katarina Lezova: Slovakia has not been greatly affected by the crisis, especially in comparison to […]

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