The 28 member-states of the European Union agreed on the relocation of 120,000 refugees

The 28 member-states of the European Union agreed on Tuesday on the relocation of 120,000 refugees from their “by large majority,” Luxembourg, which currently holds the EU presidency, announced overriding objections from some states on the quotas proposed by Brussels.

“The decision on relocation for 120,000 persons adopted today, by large majority of member states,” the country tweeted.

Czech Interior Minister Milan Chovanec announced through Twitter that his country, along with Slovakia, Romania and Hungary voted against the proposal. Finland chose to abstain.