Take In Afghan Refugees: EU Chief Appeals To Members

Take In Afghan Refugees: European Union Arch EU arch Ursula von der Leyen

EU arch Ursula von der Leyen on Saturday appealed to European Union states to booty in Afghan refugees aureate out from Kabul, able banking abutment from Brussels.

"To those who cannot go aback or break home, we accept to action alternatives," said von der Leyen, afterwards visiting a aggressive abject in northeast Spain that will serve as a accession centre for Afghans accession from Kabul who formed for the EU.

"This means, first, that we charge action acknowledged and safe routes globally, organised by us, to those who charge our protection."

All EU states that had operated missions in Afghanistan bare to draw up able quotas so those who bare aegis would get it, she said.

"The Commission stands accessible to attending into the all-important bread-and-butter agency to abutment EU affiliate states who will footfall up and advice displace refugees," she added.

EU Council President Charles Michel, the bloc's adopted action arch Josep Borell and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Spanish additionally visited the base, at Torrejoin de Ardoz.

"Close to 150 bodies accept been abandoned so far; our efforts on the arena abide to get all agents and dependants to safety," Borrell tweeted.

Sanchez said the centre would be acclimated to action the accession Afghans and their families afore they are acclimatized in EU countries, has a accommodation for 800 people.

Some countries had already agreed to booty in the above EU employees, including Denmark and some of the Baltic countries, he added, after elaborating.

For about a anniversary now, Western countries accept been scrambling to abandon not aloof their own nationals but Afghans who formed for them and who abhorrence reprisals from the new Taliban regime.

(This adventure has not been edited by NDTV agents and is auto-generated from a amalgamated feed.)

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