Migrants, Ferro: “Ships in the city of Pd? Collapsing southern ports”

The Undersecretary of the Interior: “It’s not a political choice”

Migrant ships diverted to the ports of the cities led by the Democratic Party? “There is absolutely no choice of a political nature on the part of the government”, says the undersecretary of the Ministry of the Interior and exponent of the Brothers of Italy, Wanda Ferro, when asked by Adnkronos, regarding the rumors according to which the government he is planning to disembark the migrants in the ports of the cities governed by the centre-left: yesterday, for example, the newspaper ‘La Repubblica’ points out, it was the turn of Ancona, administered by the mayor Pd Valeria Mancinelli.

But for Undersecretary Ferro, the Interior Ministry’s plan is linked to the critical situation of the ports of the South, which has been grappling with continuous landings for years. “The ports, as well as the reception system in the South, are collapsing. Furthermore, the latest decree passed by the government provides for disembarkation in the safest port, not in the closest one. To protect immigrants but also the security of the territories “. No political choice, therefore, on the part of Minister Piantedosi? “Absolutely not. Often the solidarity of many is limited to the news on the news”. For the mayor of Ancona, “the logic” of the government’s decision “is missing:” I think the logic of other mayors who claim to be collapsing cannot escape.

The Fdi exponent then adds: “Many preach solidarity and acceptance, in the press, when they read the agencies. When thousands of regular migrants have to be welcomed in the area, everyone shares the critical issues of a system without rules and this happens because in a framework of solidarity we have decided to disembark migrants in all Italian ports and no longer just in Calabria and Sicily, which have structures now under stress, with a collapsing system. I believe this is a true act of solidarity – says Ferro – both for migrants and for those who have to welcome them”.

(by Antonio Atte)