EU Must Help End the War in Syria

29 October 2015
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The European Union is best suited to help stop the war in Syria and promote peace in the Middle East, Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said during a meeting with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Athens on Thursday.

The President also said that Greece’s borders are Europe’s borders, noting however, that each country is responsible for deciding how best to protect them.
“Europe has borders and its borders are defined by international and European law. These borders are the borders of the member-states, as defined by sovereign member-states. We will protect these borders together, but what these borders are and what is the best way to protect them is a matter for each state to define,” Pavlopoulos told Steinmeier.

On his side, the German foreign minister said that no solutions will be found if each state lays responsibility for the refugee crisis on the other adding that a common European policy is needed to tackle the problem. He also said that burdens must be shared more equally.
Steinmeier also spoke of Greek-German relations, noting that they have suffered from misunderstandings and that they should return to the traditionally good level.
He also expressed his appreciation of Pavlopoulos by hailing his efforts to defend the European idea, while inviting him to visit Berlin on January 18.f

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