Image

Are Afghan refugees now the top story? the UN worries and @tsipras_eu quest

DSCF2256

Afghan refugees in hundreds having settled at Tsamakia Hill in Lesbos island, with no water or toilets , been stuck there for more than ten days ( end of August – September 10)

DSCF2255

thousand of tents have been bought by the hundreds of thousands of refugees that passed through Lesbos this summer, who had to stay there while identification procedures were taking too long , especially the Afghans whom took longer and harder to be provided travel documents

It surprising to hear that  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chose to stress to UNHCR chief António Guterres during their meeting the need to include Afghan refugees in resettlement programs within the EU, while underlining the importance of developing safe passages for refugees through migration from non-EU countries, such as Turkey, directly to destination countries in the EU.

While the EU council is taking place tomorrow, October 15 to decide on the European agenda on priority actions on Migration crisis , which primarily concerns Greece….

A top U.N. official told Foreign Policy Tuesday that without increased support, Afghanistan risks spiraling into an even worse humanitarian crisis.

go to this story of Foreign Policy U.N. Fears an Afghan ‘Brain Drain’ as Taliban Surge Sparks Mass Exodus to Europe

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s