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Still no African country for the reception of migrants

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BRUSSELS – Not a single country in North Africa shows yet willingness or interest to migrants to catch from the Mediterranean Sea is picked up. “Not yet,” said EU commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos (Migration) Thursday about the plan, which EU leaders want to develop.

EU commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said Thursday that no country in North Africa shows yet willingness or interest to migrants to catch from the Mediterranean Sea is picked up.

The idea is to economic migrants and refugees to separate on “ontschepingsplatforms” outside the EU, for example in Tunisia. That is not Guantanamo Bay, but a safe place where the UN agencies, the IOM and the UNHCR, people who are entitled to protection have been able to redeploy to Europe, says Avramopoulos. “The Geneva convention on refugees is our guide.” For economic migrants is, according to him, a “dignified return”.

The European Commission organizes Sunday a minitop with the leaders of at least ten EU-countries to create solutions for the migratievraagstuk to find. Also prime minister Rutte is, “Together we can move mountains”, said Avramopoulos, who warned that the future of Europe is at stake. Not only the European border – and coast guard will be significantly expanded, and also the European Asylum support Office (EASO) should be developed into a real ’Asylum Authority.

Eliminating the causes of illegal migration

The EU countries need to do more to the causes of illegal migration from Africa to take away, then continued to the Greek. There is a deficit of 1.2 billion euros in the Africa fund of the EU. He called on member states rapidly to 500 million euro to collapse.

Avramopoulos, the member states, furthermore, to so-called terugkeerbesluiten of failed asylum seekers also really to perform and to do more against the traveling of asylum seekers by the EU. Because of that last reigns within the German government crisis.

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