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17.05.2017

The process is: Germany is preparing for the reception of new arrivals

Despite the fact that the world media is not currently actively covering the problems of the migration crisis in Europe, refugees remain at the epicenter of the attention of the European community. In this respect, Germany differs, where the number of refugees has reached a record level in recent years and where humanitarian aspects are an important factor in domestic and foreign policy. The migration crisis, which affected European countries, is presented by many engaged international structures as a consequence of the humanitarian catastrophe in Syria. Although the Syrians constitute only a part of all internally displaced persons - almost 400 thousand people.

Since 2013-2016-till and including the year, according to statistics from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees, was filed 1.552.051 application for asylum in the Federal Republic of Germany. In the 2015 890, the country adopted a thousand. Refugees and in 2016, almost 600 thousand.

This number does not include applications submitted to immigrate to Germany for reasons other than those required for refugee status. On the other hand, it includes a number of those who submitted applications, or not approved, or to leave Germany during / after reviewing their cases.

In the first quarter 2017-year, according to the same department, it was filed 60.157 applications for refugee status. In the first three countries, Syria (about 12 thousand. Applications), Afghanistan (about 5.5 thousand. Applications), and Iraq (about 5 thousand. Applications). Also, a significant number of applications were submitted by the Iranians, Eritreans and Albanians.

Assuming that the flow of refugees will remain more or less unchanged, then for 2017 a year to Germany will arrive about a third of the number of arrivals for 2016 year and about half of those who arrived for 2015 year. Meanwhile, refugees continue to arrive in Germany, most of them are immigrants from Muslim countries. Whereas refugees were formerly resettled, mainly in western Germany, where the moods of Islam are notable, now refugees find shelter in the eastern lands. For example, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Berlin have become regions that actively accept refugees. In the cities of Leipzig, Magdeburg and East Berlin, many immigrants from the Middle East and Afghanistan are now concentrated. In Leipzig and, in particular, in its suburbs, a significant number of Chechen refugees live. Also, a noticeable number of Chechens and other people from the North Caucasus live in the land of Brandenburg.

It is noteworthy that not only the pattern of resettlement of refugees is changing. Ethno-demographic indicators in the lands of East Germany are already becoming an acute topic for discussion in German society. Many local experts are sure that the authorities of the country are pursuing a purposeful policy to change the demographic situation in the east of the country, settling in these regions refugees from Islamic countries, which, as the experience of Western lands show, are not inclined to adapt. It is known that in 1990-x in Germany were many immigrants from Bosnia, Albania, southern Serbia, where a significant number of Muslims are concentrated, Kosovo and Macedonian Muslims, Kurds, Arabs from Iraq, Turks, Chechens and other ethnic groups. Since then, despite the enormous public costs, the programs for the adaptation of refugees and internally displaced persons have not yielded tangible results. Now the authorities are trying to artificially increase the number of aging eastern regions with new ethnic elements, not taking into account the characteristics of the local population and visitors.

Our sources in Germany report that in the center for temporary accommodation of refugees on the site of the former airport Tempelhof (Tempelhof) recently began active work on the construction of a "town for refugees." Until recently, people were placed in the airport building, which, according to the plan provided for after the closure, was to become a museum. Some of the territory adjacent to the building has already been fenced. In the photographs attached to the article, it is fenced with a white fence. This area, although protected, but almost never used. In connection with the above development, it added even more territory, which has an additional fence of metallic (silver) color. On the day of writing, the number of cabins-houses (hereinafter: cab-houses) has already significantly exceeded a hundred. The work continues, and it is not known how many will be in the end. But it can be said with certainty that the former fenced territory will be used minimally. There are only two temporary structures.

Given that in the Tempelhof district is not currently refugees left, and that our observers were unable to find a single open office building, no staff other than watchmen and guards, and, if we assume that our assumption about the flow on 2017-th year is true, the question arises: who are building the "city" cab-houses?

According to the official website of the Federal Land of Berlin, about 30-planned and settlements of a similar type. But on this page is the number of cab-houses on each "town" is significantly lower than our sources considered in Tempelhof. Instead 64 units identified in the source, the number has already exceeded this figure more than doubled in the unfinished "small town".

By our hands got one version of the Cub House of the pilot project. According to him, as well as the official website of Berlin, in a house may contain from x to 4-8-and refugees. As the "town" has not yet been completed, as well as a huge area adjacent to the "town" and to the building of the old airport, it remains almost untouched, the complete picture is not visible. Note that the "town" is intended for temporary residence, therefore, can not reflect a particular number of expected refugees.

Questions about the "small towns" temporary stay and start asking the local media, mainly focusing on the financial aspect, as unnecessary costs. We are interested in and the possibility of training to new flows of refugees of this scale, which calculated "towns". Berlin is considered one of the poorest federal German states with large debts. If a new flow of refugees is not a huge number, and is not expected, why invest so many resources?

The situation in the Middle East remains extremely complicated. Dangerous trends are outlined in Turkey, where ethnic cleansing of Kurds is taking place. They are moving from the southeast to the western regions of the country, and many to Europe. In addition, a new geopolitical axis is emerging against Iran, which in the future may destabilize the situation in the Islamic Republic, which, in turn, will worsen the humanitarian situation in the region. Disturbing events occur in the Balkans. The Albanian factor is once again becoming an instrument in the hands of Western politicians, which means that the situation in Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia can worsen at any moment. It looks like Germany is ready for a new stream of refugees. The question is only in time.

A source: EADaily

Author: Arman Hakobyan

Tags: Germany, Refugees, Migration, Europe