Refugees: Slovenia Police use tear gas
In the refugee crisis in the Balkans now also Slovenia gets the focus. Police have used on the border with Croatia tear gas – even against children. In Austria came overnight in 6700 migrants.
The Slovenian Police has taken place at a border crossing with Croatia against hundreds of refugees with tear gas. On Friday evening, demonstrating at the border crossing Harmica refugees with activists from both countries to be allowed to enter the country from Croatia to Slovenia.
After an hour, the Slovenian police used tear gas against the refugees eventually one who tried to push back the stationed at the border crossing police. In the crowd were also children.
The EU is, in the words of its ambassador in Germany to accommodate up to 10,000 refugees ready.’ When refugees apply for asylum with us, we take them and protect them, ” Marta Kos Marko said the’ Rheinische Post’. Slovenia had capacity for’ up to 10,000 refugees.’ If more people should be included, but Slovenia should ask for European aid.
But on Friday registered the Slovenian authorities, however, already about a thousand refugees, about 700 more were still waiting at the Croatian-Slovenian border crossing Obrezje, about 20 kilometers west of the Croatian capital. Slovenia Prime Minister Miro Cerar said that if further eintrafen so many refugees could be land transit corridors set up.
6700 arrivals in Austria – in one night
Croatia Brought his hand on Friday and on Saturday night thousands of refugees to Hungarian border crossings. According to police, on Saturday met the day before 7852 migrants in Hungary, most of them from Croatia.
The government in Budapest maintains that the action had not been denied. The designated head of cabinet of Prime Minister Viktor Orban, Antal Rogan, announced that Hungary would block the accession of the EU’s neighbors Croatia to the Schengen zone.
The refugees were bused to the border crossings Letenye, Beremend and Gyekenyes, The Hungarian authorities brought the refugees then continue to camps near the Austrian border. It is open to institutions, so that many migrants made immediately on the path towards Austria.
In Austria came overnight thousands of people. By Saturday morning, the police counted 6,700 arriving at the two main border crossings in Burgenland, as the Austrian broadcaster ORF reported.
Croatia, Hungary and the dispute over the refugee train
Conflicting entries there were initially at a refugee train, which transported nearly a thousand refugees in the Hungarian border station Magyarbóly. The Hungarian government representatives Gyorgy Bakondi had spoken of a’ unprecedented incident’ at the common boundary. The policemen were disarmed and the engine driver had been arrested, Bakondi said, according to the Croatian newspaper Jutarnji List’. The Croatian Ministry of the Interior denied that police officers had been disarmed.
On Saturday the Hungarian police made it clear that the Croatian police were unarmed. The Hungarian authorities had only checked their identity cards and then escorted back to the border.
The Croatian Interior Minister Ranko Ostojic said’ Jutarnji List’, the officials were driven together with the refugees to Hungary in order to ensure order in the train. Everything was done in consultation with Hungary, but Hungary had decided to disregard the agreement.
Since Hungary has done its border with Serbia completely sealed a few days ago, trying thousands of refugees in Serbia now, by Croatia towards northwest to arrive. The earth feels overwhelmed with the number of incoming migrants. EU Commission President Jean – Claude Juncker offered Croatia technical and logistical support help in addressing the refugee crisis at
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