President Iohannis on migrant crisis: Things among partners are not solved by force, but in agreement

President Iohannis on migrant crisis: Things among partners are not solved by force, but in agreement

President Klaus Iohannis on Wednesday told a joint session of Parliament that at the next meeting of the Supreme Council for National Defence (CSAT) steps will be decided for Romania to take related to the refugee crisis, adding that this situation can be solved, inside the European Union, only by open dialogue and agreement.

“I don’t believe that things among partners are solved by force, by threat with sanctions, but in agreement. I believe each member state has the right to act according to a specific situation it faces, according to the capacities and the possibilities it has. This is the point of view I supported and will continue to support in the conversations I shall have with the European leaders. Tomorrow, at the CSAT meeting, we shall agree on the steps Romania must take in this process, and as often as the developments in the situation require it I shall communicate both with Parliament and with representatives of the other state organisations,” said Iohannis. More…