The President of Finland Sauli Niinistö said yesterday in a speech in the Parliament that migrants represent a threat to the West, noting that many of them invaded Europe escaping from war and in search of a better life. At the end of this speech he called for tougher immigration laws.
About it write on Thursday, 4 February, foreign media reports referring to the radio station Yleisradio Oy.
Niinistö criticised the Geneva Convention on refugees, which, he believes, allows too many people to claim asylum in which not all they need. According to the politician, in this document needs to be amended
The President warned that Europe, Finland, and Western values are thus compromised. Niinistö, a lawyer by training, reminded the audience that several years ago the European countries considered their values are not subject to doubt, and now they are forced to fight for them.
The Finnish President said his country was ready to help people who are victims of persecution, but those who are looking for an easy life and do not want working in the future at home here.
We will remind that last week the Ministry of internal Affairs of Finland has informed that deported refugees 20.000 – 32.000 from applying for asylum. In addition, Helsinki is negotiating with Moscow to resolve the barrier in the path of those who intend to use the so called Arctic route.