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.

Switzerland ready to accept migrant quotas - President Sommaruga

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.

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.

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