Migrants arrive on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey
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On the ground at Europe's refugee hotspots

EU ministers have approved a controversial plan to relocate 120,000 refugees and migrants across Europe using compulsory quotas.

It was agreed by a majority of countries though many Eastern European nations voted against the move.

500,000 people have sought refuge in Europe so far this year after arriving by sea.

BBC correspondents report from some of the countries directly affected.

  • 22 Sep 2015
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