Germany has agreed to take in over a hundred teenagers from a Greek refugee camp which was once destroyed in a blaze, the country’s interior minister stated Friday.
German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer and EU Commission’s Vice President Margaritis Schinas held an on line information convention to discuss the modern-day scenario in the Moria Camp.
Seehofer stated that France and Germany will take in most of the 400 unaccompanied youngsters that were relocated to the town of Thessaloniki.
Germany did now not give an actual range as the negotiations are nevertheless continuing, Seehofer stated. Germany targets to bring the youth to the country till the cease of this year, he said.
Finland, Luxembourg, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Croatia, Portugal, Switzerland and Belgium are among the countries that widely wide-spread to take the adolescents in, but now not Austria, he added.
Noting that Germany has conventional 1.73 million asylum seekers considering the fact that 2015, he stated that his country used to be shouldering a massive burden.
Seehofer said that not only Greece but also Malta, Spain and Italy have troubles concerning the migration crisis, which, he stated, is an issue that wishes to be solved as shortly as possible.
EU Commission Vice President Schinas said that the bloc will suggest to the Greek authorities to build a new and a cutting-edge facility, where the asylum manner is carried out faster.
The fire in Moria camp has shown that Europe wishes to alternate its migrant policy, Schinas added.
He stated that in order to forestall people from putting their lives in the smuggler’s hands, the EU have to make an settlement with the countries that migrants use as transit.
Officials stated the fire had destroyed 80% of the Moria camp – lately home to around 13,000 people, about four instances its potential – leaving hundreds of people barring shelter, food, and other primary facilities on the island.