This is ruse, a Russian ruse……
As I have reported before, the traffick of muslim settlers heading to Finland from Russia, is state sanctioned. The Kremlin skims cash from the mafia in exchange for allowing them to operate. There is no reason as to why Finns should allow any of these people to claim ”asylum”, simply turn them around and send them packing.
NOTE: During the height of the Cold War, Finns has a disgusting agreement with the Soviets, in that anyone seeking asylum from the communist state, had to be repatriated. And as far as I know, they did so without exception. Time to stop dancing to their tune and reject their pressure.
- “Assisted by Russian officials” [He took along two Indian men and the Russian man, who got out about 100 kilometres from the border. At the Russian passport control on January 17, two African men also got into the car. They were being assisted by people whom the driver believed to be Russian officials]
Finnish President Sauli Niinistö meets with Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev on Friday evening on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The two are likely to discuss the migrant situation along the countries’ mutual border, where the number of arriving asylum seekers has been surging in recent weeks.
Medvedev was earlier in the day quoted as saying that Russia does not intend to prevent asylum seekers’ movement toward the Finnish border.
The quote was posted on the Russian government website as part of its version of the premier’s interview with the German newspaper Handelsblatt – although the business daily’s published interview does not include any mention of Finland. In the official transcript, Medvedev says that Russia cannot stop asylum seekers from crossing into Finland.
“No legal grounds” to stop migrants
He is also quoted as saying that Niinistö and Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipilä are very concerned about the situation, but that Russia does not have any legal grounds to stop those heading west into Finland. Medvedev met with Sipilä in St Petersburg in late January.
Medvedev notes that Russia is a party to the European Convention on Human Rights. He insisted that Russia has no bad intentions and does not plan to send excessive numbers of asylum seekers into Finland.
Finland’s 1340-kilometre border with Russia is the EU’s longest.