Francois Hollande to demand registration centers in Greece, Italy and Hungary so that “Europe can enforce its borders,” said Francois Hollande
On the sidelines of his visit to Vesoul, President Hollande said that France and Germany will be “extremely urgent” for the setting up of control and registration centers at the borders of the European Union
“We will make sure that today there are conclusions that Europe can and do respect and enforce its borders. This means the setting up of control and registration centres in Greece, Italy, Hungary, to avoid what is happening today. We will be extremely vigilant, extremely urgent “on the establishment of these centres, said the head of state following the move by Germany of re-establishing of border controls with Austria.
“Welcoming refugees with dignity”
“Germany, like France are asking that Europe can have control over its borders. This is the condition for the refugees to be received with dignity and in a controlled manner “, also said Hollande.
Germany has reintroduced Sunday controls at its borders to “contain” the influx of tens thousands of refugees suspending the free movement in the European area, while today, Monday there is to be held a crucial meeting in Brussels of Interior Ministers devoted to the 28 quotas.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after shows of generosity of welcoming new migrants, finally made a U-turn in particular because of increasing logistical difficulties for the reception of asylum seekers.