Austria, Italy propose processing refugees on ships | News | DW

The interior ministers of Austria and Italy backed a proposal that would hold rescued refugees aboard ships on the Mediterranean Sea until their asylum claims were processed. The suggestion was unveiled Friday in Vienna, during a conference on migration between the EU and several African countries, including Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Morocco, Niger, Mali and Tunisia.

“For those who manage to make it into a European state’s territorial waters and are then picked up by a ship, we should use the ships to carry out the appropriate checks on whether they deserve protection,” Austrian Interior…

Read More Here

Be the first to comment on "Austria, Italy propose processing refugees on ships | News | DW"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.