Common sense. There will be the usual cries of “racism” and “Islamophobia,” but can anyone dispute Andrzej Duda on the facts?
“Polish President: ‘There is No Doubt the Growing Wave of Terrorism is Linked to Migration,’” by Jack Montgomery, Breitbart, September 16, 2017:
The President of Poland has said “There is no doubt the growing wave of terrorism is linked to migration” following the latest terror bombing in London.
Andrzej Duda, who represents the conservative Law and Justice Party (PiS), was speaking in the Maltese capital of Valetta, where he was attending a meeting of the Arraiolos Group, which brings together presidents of EU member-states.
“If the EU is to employ — in its internal and external relations — far-reaching political correctness, which I would rather call a kind of naivety, then we will not solve this problem,” he warned — a clear swipe at the bloc’s continued efforts to punish conservatives countries in Central Europe which oppose the migrant influx.
Poland reiterated its determination to resist the EU’s attempts to settle migrants on its territory through a mandatory quota system, forced through the European Council by qualified majority, in August 2017.
Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said Poland was open to accepting migrants from struggling European countries such as Belarus and Ukraine — issuing 1,267,000 visas to the latter in 2016 — but would not accept migrants from the Middle East and North Africa.
“We are convinced by the latest attacks that there is a natural base for terrorists where a large number of poorly integrated Muslims live,” he said bluntly. “I see a growing number of Muslim refugees and a surge of terrorism.”…