How times change. In 2020, not 2015. No trace of the culture of welcome at the peak of the refugee crisis from five years ago. The response to the new migration crisis on the Turkish-Greek border, illustrates it clearly: It now seems to be consensus that the EU or the Schengen States, one of which is known to be the Switzerland can not afford the loss of control at the external border once again.
The EU member States have not made it in time to agree on a Reform of its internal Dublin asylum rules.
The EU member States have not made it in time to agree on a Reform of its internal Dublin asylum rules. The dispute about solidarity, and a European asylum system worthy of the name, is no closer to a solution. It would need asylum centres along the borders, where quickly it can be decided who is entitled to protection and who is not. However, no member state wants to offer a Hand. And what is with readmission agreements with the countries of Origin of rejected asylum seekers, of which so long as the speech is?
Brussels wants to take in the spring a new start for asylum reform. It is perhaps the last Chance for EU States to put their own house in order, to clarify the issue of burden-sharing and to be in the future less vulnerable to blackmail. Otherwise ugly scenes as it is now on the Turkish-Greek border, repeat more frequently and the Europeans as a teacher will definitely assign could.
Created: 03.03.2020, 22:37 PMUpdated Date: 03 March 2020, 22:05