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As Taliban Takes Over, EU Wants to Send Aghan Refugees Back “Home”

EU Now Wants Afghan Refugees to Go Back Home Now that Taliban’s In Charge

From freedomist.com
2021-08-10 14:58:03

Excerpt:

At least six EU countries insist that the forced deportation of migrants back to Afghanistan continues despite the Taliban’s alarming gains in recent weeks.

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, and the Netherlands wrote to the European Commission claiming that halting returns “sends the wrong signal and is likely to motivate even more Afghan citizens to leave their home for the EU.”

Adalbert Jahnz, the Commission’s spokesman for home affairs explained that “it’s up to each member state to make an individual assessment of whether the return is possible in a specific set of circumstances, that needs to take into account the principles, notable the principle of rule of law and other fundamental rights.”

 

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