Nikolai Dashkevich. The Minister of internal Affairs of Estonia Hanno Pevkur opposed the Commission's proposal of a quota system for immigrants.
on Wednesday, the European Commission considered the question of the placement of migrants in the countries-EU members. In order to reduce the pressure on southern European countries, in which most importantly comes the flow of migrants from Africa, the EC has prepared a draft of a quota system, according to which refugees will be evenly placed in all 28 member States of the EU. Recommended For Estonia, the quota is 326 people.
According to Pevkur, currently the government supports a voluntary approach. Quotas are only a small part." in fact, we have to have countries of origin of immigrants, to assist these people where they have had problems. This will give the opportunity to discover a more effective solution than just put people into countries, " said Pevkur, a speech Thursday before the national Assembly of Parliament.
The interior Minister also said that over the last ten years the number of arrivals in Estonia immigrants has increased tenfold. Currently in the reception center for immigrants for up to 35 people, is 82 people. Pevkur added that as of yesterday, Estonia was represented 81 the petition, among them 34 from Ukraine, 10 from Syria, 8 of the occupied Palestinian territories, 8 from Sudan and other countries.