Netanyahu Responds to "Baseless" Charges over Labor Migrants Policy

(Prime Minister's Office) Prime Minister Netanyahu told the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday: "Genuine refugees and their families will remain in Israel. We have no obligation to allow illegal labor migrants who are not refugees to remain here. They will be sent to another country....International law and the decision of the High Court of Justice here in Israel allow us to send illegal labor migrants beyond the borders of the state." "The designated country to which they are being sent has already absorbed 180,000 refugees under the aegis and supervision of the UN, because the UN considers it to be one of the safest countries in Africa. Therefore, this campaign [against Israel's policy] is baseless and absurd, especially today."

2018-01-29 00:00:00

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