Macron condemned as HYPOCRITE after REFUSING to save stranded migrant rescue boat

FRENCH far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Mélenchon today accused President Emmanuel Macron of hypocrisy after his government said France was not ready to let the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius dock and disembark dozens of migrants at the southern port of Marseille.

The government has repeatedly refused to invite migrant rescue vessels stranded off the Libyan coast to dock in France, arguing that its ports are neither the closest nor the safest.

Mr Mélenchon said: “We cannot continue to indulge in such hypocrisy. Mr Macron is showing contempt for Europe’s so-called xenophobes, but at the same time refusing to give safe harbour to vulnerable [migrants].”

“It is obvious that the Aquarius should be invited to dock...
source: Express

2018-09-25 20:29
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