Switzerland is ready to accept a migrant quota in line with the plan laid out by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, providing that the EU accepts the plan, Swiss President Simonetta Sommaruga said on Tuesday.
Switzerland ready to accept quotas - President Sommaruga
"Only a system of sharing (refugees) can function in such unpredictable situations," Sommaruga told a news conference during her two-day visit to Slovenia.
Slovenian President Borut Pahor also expressed support for the quota system and said the migrant crisis may prove a bigger challenge to the European Union than the global financial crisis which started in 2008.
JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!
Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or: