EUROPE ON EDGE: ‘Thousands’ Take to the Streets in Belgium to Protest UN Migrant Deal

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Upwards of 6,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Brussels over the weekend to protest the United Nations recent migration pact; a move that could open the door to countless refugees throughout the continent.

“Thousands of people marched in Brussels on Sunday against a U.N. pact aimed at fostering cooperation on migration, eclipsing a smaller demonstration in support of the deal, the signing of which brought down Belgium’s government last week,” confirms Reuters.

“Police said some 5,500 people marched in the bigger protest, organized by Flemish right wing parties in the part of the capital where main European Union institutions are located,” adds the author.

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The UN pact was approved in July by all member states except the United States. Critics of the agreement say the deal would increase immigration; mainly to western European countries from Africa and the Middle East.

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