France deliberately dropped off migrants in Italian woods, Salvini says

This is rich. Macron has attacked the new Italian government for refusing to submit to the inundation of Muslim migrants that is rapidly destroying Paris and France as a whole. But then he secretly drops of migrants in the Italian woods; why doesn’t Macron welcome them into his mansion, if he is so concerned about their plight? Salvini is right: Macron’s action here is an “unprecedented offence against Italy,” and it shows Macron once again to be an “international embarrassment.”

“France deliberately dropped off migrants in Italian woods, Salvini says,” RT, October 16, 2018 (thanks to G.):

Italian anti-immigration leader Matteo Salvini has labeled French President Emmanuel Macron an “international embarrassment” after policemen were spotted dropping off migrants in an Italian forest on the countries’ shared border.

The right-wing Northern League party leader and the country’s Interior minister said the French authorities’ drop off of the migrants in Italian territory “is an unprecedented offence against Italy” and said in an Instagram post on Tuesday that “we don’t accept apologies”.


A French gendarmerie police van last Friday was seen dropping off the two men, believed to be of African origin, in Italy’s Claviere woods. A French official said the incident was a “mistake” at the hands of the officers who were new to patrolling the area.

“Abandoning immigrants in an Italian forest cannot be considered a mistake or an incident,” Salvini said.

He went on to question whether international organizations such as the United Nations and Europe “don’t find it ‘sickening’ to leave people in an isolated area with no assistance.

“We are faced with an international shame and Mr (Emmanuel) Macron cannot pretend nothing has happened,” Salvini went on. “We don’t accept the apology.”…


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