BERLIN (Reuters) – Designs by European nations to choose some 400 unaccompanied young children from the burned down Moria refugee camp in Greece should mark just the starting of their endeavours, German Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz mentioned on Saturday.
Fires destroyed Greece’s most important refugee camp on Wednesday, leaving far more than 12,000 individuals with no shelter and returning the highlight to the situation of refugees and migrants coming to the European Union, which has struggled to locate a response.
German Inside Minister Horst Seehofer explained on Friday Germany would consider in a hundred to a hundred and fifty unaccompanied minor refugees, and that a whole of 9 EU states and Switzerland had agreed to just take in about 400 small children from the camp.
“This has to be a lot more,” explained Scholz, who is also Germany’s finance minister and the still left-leaning Social Democrats’ (SPD) prospect to run for chancellor in elections thanks next yr.
He was speaking immediately after a conference of EU finance ministers.