IMMIGRATION More than half of the young unaccompanied minors cared for by the Var department after their arrival in Toulon via the Ocean Viking have left their home
Migrants on board the Ocean Viking before arriving at the port of Toulon — AFP
Twenty-six unaccompanied minors out of the 44 who had been rescued by the humanitarian vessel Ocean Vikinghave left the reception structures put in place; their disposal by the Departmental Council of the Var, indicated; the latter in a statement; Thursday. “On Thursday, November 17, he was reported to the public prosecutor the escape of 26 minors,” the community, confirming announcements by its president in the press.
“Three of the 44 miners had already runaway from the day after and the day after their care”, and Thursday morning “that makes 23 more minors missing from their care. the call,” Jean-Louis Masson, the LR president of the department, Thursday at Figaro. “It was foreseeable for us,” reacted to AFP Christophe Paquette, deputy director general in charge of solidarity at the departmental council of the Var.
A majority; of Eritreans
Among these 26 minors was a majority of Eritreans who he says “never stay’ because “they have specific objectives in northern European countries” such as the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland or even Germany, where they want to join family or relatives.
These migrants, considered minors, were not in a closed waiting area, unlike some 190 other adults who had docked Friday at; Toulon after two weeks of wandering in the Mediterranean at aboard the Ocean Viking, the ambulance ship of SOS Méditerranée.