Former Romanian President and MEP: “EU Tends to Tell Us We Must Live with Muslim Invasion”

Traian Băsescu, a former commercial navy ship captain, was president of Romania from 2004 to 2014.

Băsescu was recently elected as an MEP as part of the European People’s Party from Romania.

Earlier this week Traian Băsescu slammed EU inaction on migration in what he sees as the organization’s inability to protect its borders.

Traian Basescu wants to use military fleets to stop illegal immigrants from invading Europe.

Politico reported:

Former Romanian President Traian Băsescu, newly elected as an MEP as part of the European People’s Party, slammed EU inaction on migration and what he sees as the bloc’s inability to protect its borders.

“The EU, through its lack of action, seems to tell us that we must live with the Muslim invasion,” Băsescu said in a TV interview this week…

…Băsescu said military fleets should be used in the Mediterranean to push back migrants while they are still in the territorial waters of the countries they set off from. This is the only way to stop them and put them back in a legal situation, since they’re trying to enter the EU illegally, he argued. “Any state defends its border,” he said.

The EU has to do that to fight not the “poor migrants,” but the criminal organizations that charge them some €5,000 to €10,000 to place them in Italy, Spain and Greece.

These “things are so well known that it seems very wrong to me that the EU does not put its resources together and stop” this, Băsescu said.

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