A further 120,000 refugees will be relocated around Europe, ministers agreed today.
The decision follows an earlier accord to redistribute 40,000 from Italy and Greece but the Luxembourg government gave no details on how they would be shared out across the bloc.
Several states firmly oppose proposals to distribute refugees around Europe according to national quotas.
On a visit to Jordan, David Cameron says that the EU must "follow Britain's lead" and fund more refugee camps around Syria.
The prime minister has insisted the UK will not participate in plans to redistribute 160,000 refugees who have arrived in Europe.
Train traffic with Austria suspended as German authorities seek to reduce the number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.