Greater than 6,000 migrants have landed on the island of Lampedusa, Italy, within the final 48 hours. Whereas the Italian Prime Minister had promised to place an finish to mass immigration, this example doesn’t fail to impress a response from the French political class, from the federal government to the right-wing opposition.
The state of affairs on the island of Lampedusa didn’t solely provoke reactions in Italy. In France, the Minister of the Inside, Gérald Darmanin, will convene a gathering this Friday on the Italian migration state of affairs. Within the opposition, particularly on the precise of the chessboard, we criticize a failing European migration coverage and an abandonment of Italy within the face of the huge wave of migrants.
“We’d like army and civilian means to guard our borders”
Beginning with Marion Maréchal. The top of the listing for the European elections of Eric Zemmour’s Reconquest social gathering is predicted this night on the island of Lampedusa. A visit to assist “an Italian folks deserted by their neighbors”. She is predicted to remain there till Friday night. The president of the Republicans, Éric Ciotti, is asking for “unprecedented army and civilian means to guard our borders”.
For her half, Marine Le Pen, who has been very discreet for a number of weeks, spoke out on X (previously Twitter) to denounce an actual migratory submergence. Statements which pursue two aims: to spotlight the failure of European migration coverage, but additionally the invoice on immigration which ought to arrive within the Senate in a couple of weeks. This disaster can even be on the coronary heart of Pope Francis’ go to to Marseille subsequent week. The sovereign pontiff goes to the Marseille metropolis to debate the migration state of affairs with Emmanuel Macron.