If Iran is helping to sustain the Assad regime, then why should it not accept its share of Syrian refugees?
Syria had a population of 22 million people back in 2011.
But there’s a very different picture now after four years of a brutal civil war.
Twelve million people have been forced from their homes – that’s more than half the population.
Al Jazeera’s Mereana Hond takes a look at how Europe’s refugee crisis sits within the greater catastrophe being endured.