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Deputy PM Karakachanov: The UN migration pact seems to me a preparation for global migration of peoples

Deputy PM Karakachanov: The UN migration pact seems to me a preparation for global migration of peoples

16 November 2018 | 13:54 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The UN migration pact seems like a document preparing the global migration of peoples, Deputy Prime Minister Krasimir Karakachanov said to reporters in Parliament, Focus News Agency reports. “There is no division within the government over the UN migration pact. The government’s decision that Bulgaria would not support it was already announced,” Karakachanov said. He said there were many controversial points, such as an obligation for countries to issue identity papers for migrants if they had none. “It means that if 100,000 Afghans come to Bulgaria, we will have to issue Bulgarian documents to them. And if they are not admitted by prosperous West European countries, these people will stay with us,” said the deputy prime minister. He pointed out that host countries would also have to provide health and social care and education to those people.
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Bulgaria should not sign UN migration pact, says president

Bulgaria should not sign UN migration pact, says president

16 November 2018 | 11:44 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. In December Bulgaria should not sign the UN pact on migration, President Rumen Radev said to reporters after a ceremony at the Military Academy, Focus News Agency reports. “This is a global problem and there must be a pact. The proposed texts are in no way in our interest,” he said. “Albeit the pact is non-binding, there are clauses that put national sovereignty, social systems and internal order at risk,” the president said. “The government already got their fingers burned with the Istanbul Convention. Apparently right now they are wondering exactly how to define their position on the UN migration pact,” he commented.
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MEP Peter Kouroumbashev: EP will likely vote on UN migration pact in December

MEP Peter Kouroumbashev: EP will likely vote on UN migration pact in December

13 November 2018 | 13:08 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The European Parliament will probably vote on the UN pact on migration in December, MEP Peter Kouroumbashev, Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, told Focus News Agency regarding Tsvetan Tsvetanov’s comments that the socialists supported the pact in the EP. “He got it all wrong because the matter is still in discussion in the European Parliament. Mr. Tsvetanov should get familiar with the procedures in the EP. First comes discussion, then the voting,” Kouroumbashev said. “Instead of following UN processes, he should watch those in Veliko Tarnovo, Varna, Blagoevgrad and those involving the mothers of children with disabilities, and he should fix things in Bulgaria,” the MEP commented.
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Tsvetan Tsvetanov, GERB: The government coalition has decided that Bulgaria will not join the UN migration pact

Tsvetan Tsvetanov, GERB: The government coalition has decided that Bulgaria will not join the UN migration pact

12 November 2018 | 13:33 | FOCUS News Agency
Sofia. The coalition council has decided that Bulgaria will not join the UN global migration pact, GERB’s deputy chairman and chair in Parliament Tsvetan Tsvetanov said after a meeting of the government coalition, Focus News Agency reports. “A debate in parliament and joint meetings of the committees on domestic and foreign affairs, together with the ministries of interior, foreign affairs and labour, are scheduled this Wednesday. What we have as a decision at the coalition council today is that the Bulgarian government will take a stand against joining the UN global migration pact. We believe that this is the right decision at the present moment,” Tsvetanov said.
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