In the agreement, the EU was once again using the bait of ‘future returns’ – before proving that the bloc can actually deport first – while trying to establish legal pathways for increased migration from Africa to Europe.
How many times has one seen this charade? In Morocco we trust?
According to US News and World Report, Budapest’s refusal to ratify the accord with 79 countries, which was agreed by EU negotiators in December, would imperil years of talks to update the two-decade-old Cotonou development treaty with new provisions on areas including climate protection, human rights and migration.
Thankfully, at least one state does not engage in EU groupthink.
“All of our proposals have been swept off the table, so we will surely not give our names to this agreement,„ said Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto. “There is no need for fresh migration waves, especially now”.
Where were the other so-called independent governments that campaign against mass migration at election time, but fail to act when it matters? Many of these same ‘anti-migration’ leaders also failed to support Matteo Salvini in 2019 when he came under attack by the EU establishment for closing the ports.
One must do more than talk.