The European Union plans to convene an emergency summit on the illegal migration is April 24. Apparently, this is due to wrecked off the coast of Lampedusa island, in consequence of which killed about a thousand people.
The European Union has a view in the foreseeable future to convene an emergency summit on migration from North Africa to the EU via the Mediterranean sea. The exact date of the event is under discussion. However it is likely that the summit, which invited the Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will be held on April 24.
The main theme of the event will be on illegal migration unsuitable vessels, in consequence of that catastrophe happen. This problem is extremely serious, and the solution will be attracted by the heads of the foreign Ministry and the Ministry of internal Affairs of the 28 member Nations of the European Union, informs TASS, citing a source.
"The problem is that for a successful response to the challenges of the Mediterranean migration and the organization of simple humanitarian deeds for the salvation of perishing in the sea of people on the planet, the EU should revise several personal political figures and possibly allocate additional funds for the support of Maritime and air patrols in the Mediterranean. The solution of these issues is far beyond the area of responsibility of Ministers and may require a political decision of the heads of States," said a European source.
Note that similar actions of the authorities of the EU related to the fact that on the night of April 19, 200 km South of the Italian island of Lampedusa sank the ship, which remained 950 people, even 40-50 children and 200 women. Rescuers locate 24 body, another 28 people were found alive. Others still reported missing.
According to reliable information from local authorities, people won't be saved due to the fact that were locked in the hold of illegal carriers, informs the newspaper La Repubblica referring to the Prosecutor's office. All the passengers were refugees who wanted to go from Libya to Italy. Who was on the boat illegals were immigrants from Algeria, Egypt, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Zambia, Bangladesh and Ghana.
Note that this tragedy aroused the whole of Europe. The Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi has announced that details of the accident are unclear and it is impossible to give an exact number of victims. French President Francois Hollande called for more effective rescue operations, the use of a larger number of rescue ships and helicopters.
The British press reports that the European Union is unmoved by the deaths of thousands of migrants in the Mediterranean sea. Newspaper the Independent drew attention to the fact that this is not the 1st accident, and in 2015 the number of people killed while trying to reach Europe by sea to almost 1.6 million people. Adepts press connect it with the desire of Europe to fight with the crisis associated with migrants.
Note that similar shipwreck near the Italian island of Lampedusa occur frequently. However, this tragedy became one of the biggest. The base of the tragedies, in most cases, is considered to congestion. In this embodiment, according to experts, the passengers were frightened passing near the ship and moved on 1 Board.
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