More fences, and no more Muslim settlers from the Middle East!
MORE fences! German politician calls for extra barricades to go up because ‘hundreds of thousands of refugees are wandering uncontrolled through Europe’
Blocked: A group of refugees wait outside a migrant camp on the Croatia-Serbia border as more continue to arrive in the town of Opatovac
- Manfred Weber, an influential German politician, said a lot more needs to be done to protect the borders of Europe
- He claimed vast numbers of refugees were simply wandering without restriction in the east of the continent
- Weber also praised Hungary’s controversial decision to build fences and change laws to block the migrant flow
- Tonight EU leaders will meet to discuss how to deal with Europe’s worst migrant crisis since the Second World War
More fences will be needed to protect Europe’s borders, a conservative German politician claimed this morning – sharpening the tone in a debate about how to deal with refugees.
‘There will have to be more fences,’ Manfred Weber, an influential member of the sister party of chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats, told the Passauer Neue Presse newspaper.
‘It simply can’t be that refugees in their hundreds of thousands are wandering uncontrolled through Europe,’ said Weber, who heads the European People’s Party in the European Parliament.
This evening EU leaders will gather in Brussels in the hope of adopting a unified approach to Europe’s worst migrant crisis since the Second World War. 477,906 people have arrived Europe from the Middle East, Africa and Asia in recent weeks, according to estimates by the UN refugee agency.
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