The decision to accept more than 1,500 refugees from Greece has met with criticism. In the Bundestag, Chancellor Merkel and Interior Minister Seehofer answer the questions.
- Chancellor Merkel * and Interior Minister Seehofer promote it after the Moria fire * refugees record.
- Critics throw the Federal government one on the refugee question “National solo effort” in front.
- Merkel and Seehofer now want that for an hour Member of the Bundestag Answer questions.
Update from September 16, 12.55 p.m.: At Union parliamentary group meeting on Tuesday (see original report) Has Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) according to information from image the EU to fail in the Refugee policy accused. Accordingly, Merkel said: “On Lesbos and in stock Moria shows the whole misery of the European migration policy, which is not. You just have to be so matter-of-fact. ”She continued, according to the report:“ We all knew that on the Greek islands untenable conditions are, and have been for a long time. “
If that UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) say that “seldom in the world have seen such a refugee camp” as in Moria, then that is “no sign of Europe’s values and of Europe’s ability to act,” said Merkel aloud image. That is a refugee and asylum policy at EU level “The thickest board”against which, for example, financial negotiations are “a simple matter”.
Moria-Brand: Germany accepts significantly more people – criticism of Merkel’s “solo action”
Original notification from September 16: Berlin – where to go with them Refugees after Fire disaster in the Greek camp Moria*? Germany has pushed ahead within Europe and wants to 1553 Taking in people from five Greek islands: 408 families with Childrenthat are already in Greece as in need of protection recognized.
However: In around two hours Union faction meeting I got it on Tuesday in Berlin clear criticism given the decision, participants told the news agency AFP. Instead of one “Solo Action” would have the government on one European solution must exist to be accepted, argued the critics.
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Merkel to Moria: “That is not a sign of Europe’s ability to act”
Chancellor Angela Merkel* (CDU), on the other hand, regretted that it did not materialize. “That is not a sign of Europe’s ability to act and values,” she was quoted by participants as saying. Merkel * also protested against the interpretation that Germany was going it alone nationally. Rather, let the solution found be a “Two-speed”which was agreed jointly with the Greek government. She thinks it is “right” to concentrate on families with children when admitting them and the “charm” of the planned measure is that these people are one The prospect of staying would have. You will continue to work for a “European approach”.
Merkel and Seehofer agree on the refugee question about Moria: “Absolutely untenable conditions”
Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU *) regretted the AFP according to the fact that no EU country wants to take part in the reception of the 1550 people. Self France didn’t want to help, he criticized. Seehofer said that employees of his ministry were on site in Lesbos. You would have from “Absolutely untenable conditions” reported, Seehofer was quoted by participants in the parliamentary group meeting. Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) described the admission program as an “independent contribution” from Germany, which should precede the desired European unification. EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen now calls for a new European system to control migration. (AFP / dpa / frs * Merkur.de is part of the Ippen-Digital editorial network.
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