‘Deportation’ only solution to refugee crisis: Czech leader

Czech President Milos Zeman, known for his anti-refugee rhetoric, on Friday called for the “deportation” of economic refugees and suspected terrorists amid what he called the EU’s “complete failure” to tackle the refugee crisis.

The 71-year-old leftist has repeatedly spoken out against the surge of refugee arrivals in Europe and even attended a rally against refugees and Islam organised by the xenophobic Bloc Against Islam movement last year.

“The European Union has completely failed to solve the migration crisis,” Zeman told a meeting of social democrats in the Slovak capital Bratislava.

“The only solution to the refugee crisis is the deportation of economic migrants and those advocating religious violence, religious hatred, in short, plotting terrorism.”

  • terrence

    My good heavenly days, a LEFTIST is saying the “refugees” should be deported. I thought it was ONLY extreme RIGHT WING folks who would say such a hateful islamophobic thing. MY, MY.

  • mauser 98

    ..some deportees could have hitched a first class ride back
    “Ten asylum seekers hired a private jet to go to Sweden to seek asylum. ”

  • Norman_In_New_York

    From Stettin on the Baltic to Trieste on the Adriatic, common sense is asserting itself to the east while insanity rules in the west.