Contents tagged with Refugee crisis
Warsaw: only Poland decides whether to accept refugees or not
“The Polish position regarding the relocation of refugees remains unchanged. Only Poland decides whether it is able to accept refugees or not,” stated the Polish government spokeswoman Joanna Kopcińska. “Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will continue the policy of supporting the needy in their home countries,” she added.
"It is Poland who decides whether it is able to accept refugees or not. It is our sovereign decision, which lies in the hands of Poles, not officials who have little in …
Swedish Finance Minister: Stockholm made a mistake accepting so many refugees
The Swedish finance minister, Magdalena Andersson, in a Friday interview for the newspaper Dagens Nyheter said that Sweden made a mistake by accepting thousands of asylum seekers in 2015.
It is the first such statement of the politician from the ruling Sweden’s Socialist Working Party, whose coalition government together with the Green Party, welcomed over 163 thousand asylum seekers in 2015.
"The integration [of immigrants] does not go as it should. We had a problem with it before the autumn …
Polish Interior Minister: Merkel lost votes for opening Germany’s borders to refugees
Polish Interior Minister Mariusz Błaszczak believes that Angela Merkel’s party could have gotten many more votes if not for the migration crisis in the European Union and the decision of the German Chancellor to open the borders to refugees. He stated this on Sunday in the evening program of Polish television.
"Chancellor Merkel paid a high price for her decision of 2015 to open the borders of Germany," Błaszczak said. In his opinion, this step was "a violation of EU legislation" made without …
Kaczynski: Poland has the right to not accept migrants
The head of the ruling "Law and Justice" (PiS) Party in Poland, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, believes that his country has the right not to receive migrants from countries in the Middle East on grounds of the threat to security and economic problems, as stated by Kaczynski during the congress of the PiS party in Przysucha, Radio Poland reports.
Kaczynski used Finland as an example, which, he said, once adopted 100 migrants, while today there are 26,000 of them in the country. "The ratio is one to …
Finland concerned about possible influx of refugees to Russia
The President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö, has said that Russia could face the same influx of refugees that Turkey is witnessing. This was reported by Interfax on the 14th of February, with reference to a statement made by Niinistö in the Finnish edition of MTV News during the Munich Security Conference.
"If Turkey closes its border, or its running stream is under control, the uncontrollable wave of people will move somewhere else," Niinistö said. "In this sense, Russia could become the next …
DaVinci AG: There Is a High Probability of a Coup In Moldova
The analytical group DaVinci AG reported that there is a high probability that a coup d’état will be staged in the Republic of Moldova, initiated by pro-Russian forces under the coordination of security services of Russian Federation.
“Destabilization of the situation in Moldova could escalate into a regional hotbed of tension that would include part of Odessa region. An attempt to destabilize the situation in Romania on ethnic grounds is also possible. The scenario of force in the Republic …
Russian Deputy PM Rogozin Visits Belgrade
After his visit to Belgrade, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin expressed much cynicism towards Serbia and implied that it was setting itself up to be the site for a ‘Cologne Two’ scenario.
Rogozin’s visit to Serbia was marked by scandal, reports a correspondent of Radio Svoboda, Yulia Petrovskaya. After Rogozin said that Serbia faces a ‘Cologne Two’ situation in regard to its commitment to the European Union, the Serbian Deputy Prime Minister, Zorana Mihajlović, advised the Russian …
Winter in Ukraine. Thousands of children need immediate help.
According to the United Nations Organisation, more than two million Ukrainians are residing within territories beyond the control of Kiev authorities; and they need help. A report by The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recently warned that hundreds of children might freeze to death this winter. There is growing concern whether the international organisations that provide humanitarian assistance will have access to the eastern regions of the country. The UN stated that the lives of more …
Czech Minister of Defense: It is possible that Russia is financing the influx of refugees to Europe.
Russia can be involved in financing of refugees and their transportation to Europe - said the Minister of Defense of Czech republic.
As reported by Radio Praha, Martin Stropnický, The head of the Czech Defense Ministry expressed his opinion in his interview to Czech MF DNES .
The minister shared the information received from the Hungarian Minister of defense concerning the transportation routes of the migrants to the EU border. The minister said that he was informed that the transportation of …
Is Russia supplying weapons to refugees?
Greek police discovered containers of weapons for refugees.As reported by IPVNews.net, the cargo was sent to a refugee camp in the form of humanitarian aid. Currently, authorities are trying to find out who shipped the containers.The Greeks seized the ship, which, according to the documents, was carrying 14 containers with plastic furniture to Europe. But inspecting only two (out of 14) of containers, instead of furniture the border control officers found 491'950 5,000 rounds of ammunition and …