"The issue of migration has again become dominant, but not because of the high influx of people as in 2015, but as a reflection of new political opportunities in Italy and the coalition crisis in Germany", said MEP Tonino Picula after SPD announced its resistance to the so-called transit centers to accommodate refugees and asylum seekers who are already registered in one of the European Union countries, He said it during the discussions on the conclusions of the European Council meeting of 28 and 29 June 2018 at the plenary session in Strasbourg.
Picula points out that the announcements of the German border police at the Schengen borders are very concerning, which would be an additional contribution to the collapse of Schengen.
"Croatia as a Member with the longest EU external border should not be left out of such partial agreements", he said.
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