Showing posts with label Eastern Europe. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eastern Europe. Show all posts

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Nineteen Trains With Arms Sent By US To Europe Via Greek Port This Month Alone -Port Chief

port of Alexandroupolis

The US has sent 19 trains with military equipment through the Greek port of Alexandroupolis to Europe in December alone, chairman of the port authority Konstantinos Chatzimichail said on Tuesday.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commission Abandons Refugee Quotas in Bid to Appease Eastern States

EU Commissioner Ylva Johansson said the body's view of those trafficked across the Mediterranean had changed from refugees to illegal immigrants, She said two-thirds of arrivals were expected to have their asylum claims rejected and be deported.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Avramopoulos: le refus de quotas de réfugiés dans l'UE est "inacceptable"

 pays de l'Est
Il est "inacceptable" que des pays de l'UE se refusent à participer à l'accueil de demandeurs d'asile pour soulager d'autres Etats membres comme la Grèce ou l'Italie, a déclaré le commissaire européen chargé des questions migratoires Dimitris Avramopoulos dans un entretien avec l'AFP.

Thursday, December 14, 2017

EU 'has east-west split' on migrant quotas

migrant quotas
EU leaders are bitterly divided over a quota scheme for housing migrants, as they begin a summit in Brussels.
Summit chairman Donald Tusk called mandatory EU-wide quotas "ineffective". He spoke of a split "between east and west" over asylum policy.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Polish president voices support for referendum on refugees

Poland’s president says he supports holding a referendum asking Poles if they want to accept refugees, but he says the vote should be held only in 2019 if the matter is still a “problem” then.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Austrian foreign minister says EU should restrict social benefits for migrants

EU countries should restrict social benefits for migrants from other member states to 'prevent the abuse of welfare systems', Austrian Foreign and Integration Minister Sebastian Kurz said Sunday.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

German Chancellor 'Merkel is Responsible' for Rise of Euroscepticism in EU

Euroscepticism is becoming increasingly popular in Europe as the EU authorities fail to meet people’s expectations and solve their problems, experts told Sputnik, commenting on a recent poll that showed the idea of Brexit-like referendums is gaining popularity across the European Union.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Eastern Europe Unites in Struggle Against EU’s Migration Policies

The leaders of Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia are set to discuss the "growing pressure from Brussels" over notorious migrant quotas at the upcoming Rhodes Forum as EU leadership threatens member states reluctant to accept refugees from the Middle East with economic sanctions.

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...