Bulgarian Red Cross: 3-4 Million Refugees Expected to Reach Europe in Spring

Politics » BULGARIA IN EU | January 23, 2016, Saturday // 17:04| Views: | Comments: 9
Bulgaria: Bulgarian Red Cross: 3-4 Million Refugees Expected to Reach Europe in Spring Chairperson of the Bulgarian Red Cross Hristo Grigorov. Photo: BGNES

The refugee crisis has not ended and a wave of 3-4 million people is expected to reach Europe in the spring.

This was stated by the chairperson of the Bulgarian Red Cross Hristo Grigorov in an interview for Focus news agency on the occasion of a round table entitled “Integration of refugees in Bulgaria: reality and challenges”.

In his words, Bulgaria will be faced with an extraordinary refugee wave in the spring if the EU fails to adopt the rules regulating the access of migrants to the Union.

Grigorov noted that there were countries with large financial resources and adequate social security programmes capable of  dealing with the refugees, but Bulgaria was not one of them.

He added that as a member of the common European family, Bulgaria has to swiftly devise an effective policy towards these people.

In his opinion, only people fleeing war, who have passed through checkpoints and registered and have fulfilled the EU requirements for being granted status should be allowed into Europe.

Grigorov noted that large number of the people passing through Bulgaria use it as a transit country as it is a poor state which they do not find attractive.

According to him, the mass refugee influx should be put under control as among the migrants are not only people fleeing war but also others who are making use of the situation to enter the EU.

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Ivailo Ivanov - 24 Jan 2016 // 10:40:48

From Turkey to Germany the price is 4500.. from Syria to Germany it is 6000, Islamic Charities and militant clergymen pay the expenses. The pseudo-immigrant have to show in Germany and than he and smugglers are reimbursed for the expenses. That is why he will not stay in BG or in a camp in Grrece. It is not the nice emigration on the Amer can Mexican border. It is staged for a war.

Ivailo Ivanov - 24 Jan 2016 // 10:03:12

Concentration camps in Bulgaria Greece and Itali will make the problem worst. We do not have resources to contain them. We cant screen them. The idea of screening is wrong.. Concentration camps will make deportations more difficult. Every country should take responsibility to deport.. all of them should be deported. EU have to finance that.
Merkel have to go,, she have top go..

Seedy - 24 Jan 2016 // 08:43:38

Who cares what HRW and the Helsinki Loonies think or say? The only way to end this invasion is by force and borders should be properly protected. If any do-gooders want to help these people then feel free to go to the Middle East and Africa and shoot your mouths off at ISIS. European culture and values are in danger and must be robustly defended.

Baldy - 24 Jan 2016 // 07:58:09

The Bulgarian Police must be rubbing their hands together at the prospect of so much loot.


Ivailo Ivanov - 23 Jan 2016 // 21:51:15


Where are the respected military of the Eu countries??? They have to emancipate form NATO and act as soon as possible. They do not have time.

Ivailo Ivanov - 23 Jan 2016 // 20:37:19

Islamic banks and liberal predators like Soros for different reasons began a war against Europe and because the European financial system is dependent on them EU cant react adequately. I feel pity for countries like Hungary the Czech republic, Ukraine and the Scandinavians.. at one point they will try to resist but will be on the loosing side. I imagine violence.. lots of violence... total violence.

Ivailo Ivanov - 23 Jan 2016 // 20:29:16

They do not have a cause. They are specifically selected for these jobs because they are inefficient, dogmatic and narrow minded. It is the system of usury and economic depredation that put them as puppets. They do not understand the problem at all. They will perish too.. like cancer sell that kills a body but cant be different than a cancer sells.

Fr Jack Hackett - 23 Jan 2016 // 18:47:12

There is no indication that those in charge of the EU have any concern at all for their native citizens and it looks likely that we will be sacrificed to their cause - whatever that is

Ivailo Ivanov - 23 Jan 2016 // 17:42:01

This EU administration has zero chances to cope with the crisis. Even complete peace in the Middle east and Africa will not stop the wave. Рersonal cowardice, irresponsibility and stupidity comply with the malignant nature of this organized attack. There is no indication that EU will look at the reality and confront it.

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