FMS of Russia: the EU does not succeed in managing migration processes


MOSCOW, March 9. The EU has not developed common standards on reception, an effective system of accounting arriving and mechanisms for the expulsion of illegal immigrants. This opinion was expressed today by the head of the Federal migration service (FMS) of Russia Konstantin Romodanovsky in an interview to RT.

“Our analysis of the situation in the EU suggests that the management of migration flows the European Union is not yet possible,” – said Romodanovsky.

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“The EU has not developed a consolidated position of: a number of States indicates the willingness to receive migrants, demonstrating their liberality towards the refugees, while others strongly repudiate them, building walls on its borders”, – said the head of the FMS.

One of the causes of the migration crisis in Europe, he said, was that the Commission “clearly systematized the procedure for obtaining Schengen visas, left the asylum procedure in the national competence”, although the countries in this region are not equal.

In addition, the “not established a Central system of accounting arriving EN masse on the territory of the EU, and the existing mechanisms that provide the ability to expel illegal immigrants from the country in Europe there is virtually no”, – said Romodanovsky.

According to the head of the Federal migration service, “it would be strategically correct move to move towards a single world standards in the humanitarian field, at least for the unification of approaches of the States leaders ‘reception in part of the procedure to seek asylum and the processing time, the size of the refugee benefits and preferences that are given to forced migrants”.