EGP: ‘Organising arrival of refugees in Europe could prove a better solution’

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Refugees arrive on a rubber boat from Turkey on the Greek island of Lesbos, near the port city of Mytilene, Greece, 09 March 2016.

EGP: ‘Organising arrival of refugees in Europe could prove a better solution’


Following the European Union migration summit, Monica Frassoni, co-chair of the European Green Party (EGP), warned the EU is being held hostage by the Turkish government which is becoming increasingly “arrogant” at the negotiation table.

“And yet, organising the arrival of refugees in Europe could prove a better solution than insisting in rejecting them,” Frassoni said. “It is becoming clear that the majority of EU countries’ refusal to manage, both at national and EU level, a common plan for...


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