Posted: 07.02.2024 13:21:00

Austria urges clear rules to protect EU borders from illegal migration

It is necessary to develop clear rules to protect the external borders of the European Union from illegal migrants – as noted by Federal Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer, TASS reports


During the presentation of his plan for Austria’s future development, Nehammer noted, “We need clear rules to protect Europe’s external borders from illegal migration, and asylum procedures should also be possible in third countries. <...> We stand for a clear distinction between illegal migration and necessary immigration for the labour market.”

He also considers it correct to provide full social benefits to displaced people only after five years of legal residence in the country.