The next EU Council president says “Islam has no place” in his eastern European nation of Slovakia. Robert Fico is in his third term as Slovakia’s prime minister. He warned in May that “migrants change the character of our country” and vowed he would not allow such change to affect his nation.

“Multiculturalism is a fiction,” Fico said. “Once you let migrants in, you can face such problems” referring to the sex attacks by Muslim migrants on German women in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. Fico has argued that Slovakia has no obligation to house Muslim refugees and the nation has refused to participate in the EU’s refugee relocation program. READ MORE