The deployment of a small number of tactical jets came just hours before U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke to his Russian counterpart about Moscow’s deepening role in Syria, a call that ended a long pause in high-level military communication between the U.S. and Russia.
Hungary called on its military reserves to help defend its borders while Germany proposed capping the number of people eligible for asylum in the European Union, as a divided bloc sought to contain an overwhelming number of refugees.
Hungary’s reserves will mostly take on duties inside military barracks, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on Saturday, after thousands of police and soldiers were sent to the southern border with Serbia to repel migrants. That sent refugees on an alternate route to Croatia, where authorities transported them back to Hungary, setting off a diplomatic firestorm with Hungarian and Croatian officials blaming each other for mishandling the crisis. Hungary took the migrants straight to the Austrian border.
Crisis in Europe: 35,000,000 migrants are heading to Europe says Hungary ~ link ~ Connect the dots ... this is tied to events happening in the Mideast, in Asia, in the Currency War, in the global economic depression, etc. It is also Ethnic Cleansing at a national level. Stirling
SHOCK estimates predict up to 35 MILLION refugees could head for Europe due to hugely unstable situations across the world.
"It's a self delusion to call this situation a migration crisis; it is a massive migration of nations, with inexhaustible reserves. "I don't think that the analysis results, stating that 30-35 million people out there could possibly become migrants, would be an exaggeration.
Thousands of migrants poured into Austria on Saturday amid an increasingly bitter tug-of-war among overwhelmed European countries who have tried to divert the flood by either throwing up barbed-wire barriers or quickly transporting refugees to the next border to the north.
Europe in Crisis: EU leaders in War of Words over migrant invasion ~ link ~ This is turning into a massive Migration Of Nations unseen in Europe for almost two millennium!!! Stirling
Hungary and Croatia traded threats on Saturday as thousands of exhausted migrants poured over their borders, deepening the disarray in Europe over how to handle the tide of humanity. More than 20,000 migrants, many of them refugees from the Syrian war, have trekked into Croatia since Tuesday, when Hungary used a metal fence, tear gas and water cannon on its southern border with Serbia to bar their route into the European Union.
A United Nations official confirms that the flag of the Holy See will be raised for the first time outside U.N headquarters the morning of Pope Francis' first visit.