The Mediterranean sea-Operation "Sophia". In the future the EU wants to monitor only the air space and the coast guard for training. The Anti-haulers-Mission meets its core tasks, and don't believe that Brussels.
refugee boats to sink, to save, by the way refugees: The idea of a military operation against criminal smugglers in the Mediterranean was disputed from the very beginning. The defendant, the alleged Pull effect - so that migrants through the Operation of "Sophia" received an additional incentive to make the dangerous trip to Europe.
marine soldier on the German frigate: use far away from the refugee routes
The other, especially organizations such as Amnesty International or Pro ASYL aid, criticized the actual Problem - the causes of Flight would be solved.
defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, the Navy is all in all a success, Germany have trained the personnel of the coast guard, the smugglers boats upset and alone, some 22,000 refugees, saved the lives of.in fact, the
That the Operation "Sophia" after a good three and a half years now, in fact, nevertheless, lies on the country that had called for the Mission once urgent and the to the present day, the commander-in-chief: Italy.
The populist-influenced government from the Five-star movement and the Northern League interior Minister Matteo Salvini tried for months in vain, a Change in the rules of engagement on your behalf.