EU will FUEL the rise of populism: New Czech PM warns Brussels over migrant policy

Sunday, December 10, 2017
By Paul Martin

THE new Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis has warned the European Union its actions of forcing countries to take in migrants will fuel the rise of populism as it allows the influence of extremist parties to grow.

Sun, Dec 10, 2017

Mr Babis said a Brussels diktat forcing his country to accept asylum-seekers would only fuel the rise of extremist parties.

Mr Babis said: “The European Commission can withdraw the charge at any moment.

“We have to negotiate on this and to offer different models, like guarding the borders or help to other countries.

“But we don’t want any refugees”.

The European Commission has claimed that it would take Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic to the European Court of Justice if they do not take in asylum seekers.

Mr Babis is due to represent his country at the EU summit on December 14 and 15, where European leaders are set to discuss migration.

The Czechs do not want to shelter asylum-seekers despite a drop in arrivals because of tighter borders.

He said: “The EU has to understand that if it won’t listen to our proposals, then the influence of extremists parties like Germany’s AfD or the Czech SPD will grow, whose strategy is actually to destroy the EU.”

Billionaire Mr Babis faces the threat of prosecution in connection with his business interests.

When Mr Babis became the Prime Minister, he pledged to fight against people smugglers whom he blamed for the numbers of illegal migrants in Europe.

He said: “Our position on migration is clear.

“Our country should be more active and propose to the member states and the European Commission a solution to illegal migration.”

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