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Ilva Johansson: If you leave Putin’s war you are welcome in the EU

Ilva Johansson: If you leave Putin’s war you are welcome in the EU

“We need to recognize the magnitude of the challenge and decide as if we are one to do what is needed” said the Commissioner for Home Affairs Ilva Johansson speaking at the EP plenary session in Strasbourg on the deteriorating refugee situation as a result of Russian aggression against Ukraine.

“Do not believe Putin’s lies” Ms. Johansson noted that “if you are leaving the Putin war you are welcome here. European Union) ».

At the same time, he referred to the directive for the temporary protection of those who leave him Ukraine war and who have the right to stay in the EU, adults to work and children to go to school. He stressed that this is a directive, which has existed for about 20 years but is the first time it has been used after “unanimous decision” Member States and spoke of “historical moment “.

“It is clear that anyone leaving the war must be able to join the EU,” she said. End, praised the unity that has been demonstrated so far.

Source: News Beast