"Post-truth politics is the way chosen by the European Union in Valletta: the illusion of closing the borders marks the drift of the EU towards actions that are totally irresponsible as well as indifferent to human rights. Most of all, they are against reality as we cannot trust unstable and authoritarian regimes.
"It’s high time for a wide European action on migration. This is the moment to reiterate the European values and defend the tolerance, solidarity and openness that are at the very basis of the European project.
"We are convinced that only through the reopening of a discussion on relocation and an adequate funding we can face the challenges that the migration and refugees situation brings to the EU. In order to stop illegal trafficking we need to establish legal routes”.