A European approach to finance the reception of Afghan immigrants in neighboring countries

The European Commission ruled out that anyone would be in able to predict what would happen in Afghanistan, noting that it had not yet registered a movement exodus from Afghanistan.

The European Union has expressed fear that the terrorists will arrive in Europe because of the developments in Afghanistan.

EU justice and interior ministers on Tuesday pledged to support Afghanistan’s neighbors to help host those fleeing the new Taliban regime and prevent a new wave of migrants from entering in Europe.

After their meeting in Brussels, the ministers said in a concluding statement that the EU and its 27 countries “are determined to act jointly to prevent the recurrence of large-scale and uncontrolled illegal migratory movements encountered in past, preparing a coordinated and orderly response “.

Ministers added that the EU should increase its support for countries bordering Afghanistan “to ensure that people in need receive adequate protection, mainly in (that) region “.

The meeting took place the day after the last US troops left Kabul International Airport, ending the longest war the US has fought.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has made it clear that his country will not support any system for distributing refugees from Afghanistan to the European Union. Asked about proposals for all EU countries to share the burden of welcoming refugees, Kurz told reporters in Berlin that Austria had already welcomed a “more adequate percentage” of migrants since 2015. He added, first to meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who Austria already had the fourth largest Afghan community in the world.

Merkel said her government is now focusing on helping the 10,000 to 40,000 Afghans who are eligible to come. in Germany with their close family members, because they worked with the German army or with humanitarian organizations.

With evacuations and displacements continuing after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu stressed that his country cannot bear the brunt of a further wave of Afghan refugees.

The statements of the Turkish minister have arrived in joint press conference with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas two days ago in Ankara.

To reach Turkey, Afghan refugees spend several weeks walking through Iran, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has refused to allow his country to be “the repository for migrants. in Europe “, according to the Agence France-Presse.

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