Austria Immigration

Austrian government follows Trump administration, nixes UN migration pact…….




The Finnish government, however, is not so smart.


Austria is leaving the UN migration pact

In Trump’s and Orbán’s footsteps: The turquoise-blue government does not join the United Nations Global Agreement.

Vienna. After the United States and Hungary, Austria is also withdrawing from the global migration pact, which diplomats from more than 190 UN member states reached agreement in July. 


Then the turquoise-blue government agreed after several weeks of wrestling. Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl was to submit a proposal to the Council of Ministers on Wednesday. The text is available to the “press”. 


Accordingly, the Federal Government will not send a representative to the conference in Marrakech, where the agreement is to be officially launched on 10 and 11 December. 


At the formal vote in a later-planned UN General Assembly, Austria wants to abstain and present its concerns in a so-called vote statement.

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