The center-right People’s Party (ÖVP), the major partner in power in Austria, opposes bringing refugees from the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos to Europe, while the junior partner Green Party favors the admission of needy refugee families to the European Union (EU). announced that.
Minister of Internal Affairs Karl Nehammer and Minister of Justice Alma Zadic made evaluations on bringing refugees from Greece to Europe, which are frequently brought to the agenda by various non-governmental organizations in the country.
ÖVP member Nehammer recalled Austria’s assistance to asylum seekers in Moria and said that they favor helping these people in their camps.
Noting that they are against bringing asylum seekers to Austria, Nehammer stated that they are in cooperation with Greece, but that he does not find it right to send a wrong message to this country.
“FROM THE RECEPTION OF THE GREEN REFUGEES”
Minister of Justice Alma Zadic from the Green Party emphasized that what happened in the Moria refugee camp was a great tragedy and underlined that it is a humanitarian obligation to help people struggling to survive under very difficult conditions.
Zadic also said about bringing refugees from Lesbos to Europe, “We Greens support countries that are in solidarity with children and their families and vulnerable groups in order to alleviate the situation here.” He spoke as.
The Moria refugee camp in Lesbos, which has been on the agenda with its constantly bad conditions in Greece, became unusable as a result of the fires that started in extraordinary points on September 9.
The EU-wide campaigns to bring some of the refugees, who had to live in much worse conditions after the fire, to Europe, mobilized some countries, and some EU member countries such as Germany announced that they would receive asylum seekers, albeit a small number.
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