MOSCOW, February 10. The influx of migrants from the Middle East caused tectonic changes in the political and social structure of Europe. This was stated in an interview on the occasion of diplomatic worker of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin.
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“Causes and possible consequences of the migration crisis in Europe – an occasion for a comprehensive political and historical analysis, – the diplomat believes. But now one thing is clear – the influx of migrants from the Middle East, caused by a short-sighted policy of the European countries against the crises in the region, triggered tectonic changes in the political and social structure in Europe”.
According to Borodavkin, migration surge “is in the focus of Geneva international organizations – industry, have an indirect relationship to this phenomenon”. “Like any global phenomenon, it is multi-layered: there entwined humanitarian assistance, development, human rights, crisis management, he said. And all these problems need to be addressed in the complex”.
“Unfortunately, we observe only palliative measures, – he said. Refugees in countries of first reception are in a difficult situation and require urgent assistance. But without working to eliminate the root causes of middle Eastern conflicts this will not solve the problem, it will only continue to pull resources from the European States”.
Russia, drew the attention of Russia’s permanent representative to the UN in Geneva, said four years ago and continues to say that “to be a real solution of the refugee problem is necessary first of all to eliminate the threat of terrorism and create conditions for a political settlement of the conflicts in Syria, Libya and other countries in the region”. “Unfortunately, our partners are still poorly perceive this imperative because of selfish foreign policy ambitions,” said Borodavkin.
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