In addition to EU member states, countries of Norway, Switzerland and Lichtenstein have committed to relocating people. Norway has accepted 1,508 relocated people, Switzerland 1,122 and Lichtenstein 10.
Last year, Italy replaced Greece as the main destination for Europe-bound sea migrants. About 98,000 migrants have landed on its shores since the beginning of the year.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen won a seat in parliament for the first time but it was a bittersweet victory that masked an electoral debacle for her National Front (FN) party.