Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has commented on the political leader of Germany during the migration crisis in Europe. Taking into account the opinion of the politician, the German authorities blackmailing powers of the EU.
Prime Minister of Lithuania Algirdas Butkevicius has opposed an integral quota of refugees in the EU member States. The risk of reducing economic assistance to all those who declined to accept migrants politician and is called blackmail.
"This tone is not suitable for compromise. This is an extremely brutal strategy to force States to accept refugees, threatening them with reduced funding. I'm of the opinion that this is a hasty reaction to a growing during the crisis of the voltage. Assume that all EU members will work together, to incur obligations and to distribute this burden. Until I see blackmail, which is unacceptable for politicians of such a high level", - quotes the Premier Baltic Times.
Lithuania supported the decision in Brussels decision to redistribute 160 thousand migrants from Hungary, Italy and Greece in the EU member States. However, as others in Eastern Europe, the Lithuanian authorities against the introduction of mandatory quotas. At the same time, the European Commission said that they did not plan to reduce its structural assistance to the States disagree with the mandatory quotas for migrants. Existing agreements have no legal basis for similar actions.
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