Italy’s Trump: Salvini Wants to Build a Wall to Stop Illegal Migration from Balkans

Breitbart | 6/29/2019 | Jack Montgomery
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Italy’s populist deputy prime minister and minister of the interior Matteo Salvini has proposed a border barrier to halt illegal immigration from the Balkans, similar to the one U.S. President Donald Trump wants along the Mexican-American frontier.

Salvini, whose League (La Lega) turned in one of the best performances of any European political party in the recent European Parliament elections, has proposed the barrier — which may be similar in design to the protective fences built by Hungarian premier Viktor Orbán, which slashed illegal migrant numbers by over 99 per cent — after increased activity on the Balkan migrant route.

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“The Balkan route has reopened,” the Italian deputy prime minister said in comments reported by The Times.

“If the migrant flow does not stop we don’t rule out physical barriers on the frontier as an extreme remedy,” he added.

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Tens of thousands of illegal migrants have massed in Bosnia, which is outside the European Union, in recent months, although crossing from there into the largely borderless political bloc is not as...
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