Monday, November 2, 2015

Tsipras 'ashamed' of Europe's handling of refugee crisis

"Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed regret over the way the issue of refugee crisis has been handled in Europe.
Tsipras told the Greek parliament on Friday that he was ashamed to be the prime minister of a European Union member state, which has been shirking its responsibility for properly dealing with the crisis.
“I feel shamed as a member of this European leadership, both for the inability of Europe in dealing with this human drama, and for the level of debate at a senior level, where one is passing the buck to the other,” Tsipras said.
He added that the 28-member bloc has been hypocritical in its approaches toward the refugee issue.
“These are hypocritical, crocodile tears which are being shed for the dead children on the shores of the Aegean. Dead children always incite sorrow, but what about the children that are alive who come in thousands and are stacked on the streets? Nobody likes them,” the Greek prime minister stated..."

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