Austrian Interior Minister Herbert Kickl recently sent a letter to the EU commission, warning of a renewed migrant crisis and calling for immediate preventative measures to be taken.
Kickl stated in the letter that a there is an imminent crisis as he believes plans are ongoing for a large-scale migration from Turkey to Europe.
Based on the data released by the European Police Authority Europol, tens of thousands of migrants are already in the region, including 60,000 in Greece, another 5,000 in Bosnia-Herzegovina and another 5,000 in Serbia.
Furthermore, there will be another 5.6 million Syrian refugees in the Middle East, which validates the looming threat of a new massive migration movement.
Kickl urged the commission to act quickly and send a clear message to the migrants to stop mass migration:
“It is particularly important now to find out what initiatives and measures are being planned by the European Commission in order to be able to coordinate the respective contingency plans for a new mass influx.”
Kicks suggested that the commission immediately work on “effective return systems”, “information campaigns and local capacity building”, for which there must be “much more” financial support from the EU:
“Refugees have a right to life in safety and dignity – but no right to freely choose their destination country. Only a Europe that protects its borders can help those who really need protection.”
Kickl reminded the EU not to forget its history with massive migration: “We all still remember the images of the mass immigration of 2015/2016. It would be irresponsible to twiddle one’s thumb and wait until tens of thousands of migrants are on the border.”
“A political repair-and-patchwork mentality does not bring us anywhere in the EU – only a clear, proactive strategic approach. It’s about averting a new crisis rather than waiting for it to erupt.”
The post Austria warns of new massive migration wave to Europe this spring appeared first on Voice of Europe.
Visit the USSA News store!
Click this link for the original source of this article.
Author: Emma R.
This content is courtesy of, and owned and copyrighted by, https://voiceofeurope.com and its author. This content is made available by use of the public RSS feed offered by the host site and is used for educational purposes only. If you are the author or represent the host site and would like this content removed now and in the future, please contact the USSANews.com administrator by using the contact form located in the top-left menu. Your request will be immediately honored. Please visit https://voiceofeurope.com for more terrific, conservative content. The owner of this website may be paid to recommend American Bullion. The content of this website, including the positive review of American Bullion, the negative review of its competitors, and any other information may not be independent or neutral.