• publish: 13 September 2015
  • time: 8:57 pm
  • category: Social
  • No: 1248
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Ministry of Refugee

Parents should not send their children to Europe illegally

The Minister of Refugees and Repatriation, Sayed Hussain Alemi Balkhi, on Sunday called on Afghan families not to send their children to Europe as they could face more hardship once there.

Expressing deep concern over the exodus of Afghans, the minister warned that those who travel to Europe illegally could face any number of problems, including death, along the way.

“The families that send their children already know the problems facing the migrants,” Balkhi said, asking the youth to be patient because “there is a possibility of losing your life while travelling illegally [to Europe].”

This comes as the Hungarian government announced that from Tuesday, its police will either deport the refugees that illegally cross the borders or arrest them and put them in prison.

Thousands of Afghans are reportedly fleeing the country these days due to the high rate of unemployment and insecurity.

In order to leave the country, migrants are forced to spend thousands of dollars and risk their lives and that of their families.

According to Munich police of German, 63,000 refugees have arrived in the city since August 1.

These are mostly Syrians but there are also Iraqis and Afghans among them.

According to them, about 1,000 arrive every day in Munich – the first stop en route from the eastern parts of Europe.

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