[WATCH] European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants

Malta’s refusal to succour the Sea-Watch migrant is simply fuelled by one consideration: the coming European elections

Welcome to Europe... but sorry, an election is due in six months
Welcome to Europe... but sorry, an election is due in six months
European elections: why Muscat won’t take in the Sea-Watch migrants

In spite of the government’s assertion, that it cannot accept migrants stranded on board the Sea-Watch 3 and the Prof Albrecht Penck because this would set a precedent for the future, the real reason is fuelled by electoral considerations, Saviour Balzan says in his videoblog. 

All over Europe, governments, including the Muscat administration, want to appear tough on migration.

Balzan also talks about the proposed 100,000 square metre development at St George’s Bay and asks what is behind this development.

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