August 31, 2018  |  Updated September 13, 2018

Manipulation: Czech Republic Does Not Want to Accept Migrants Because of Ukraine

By StopFake
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Scores of Russian media featured manipulative stories this week claiming Ukrainians are the reason for the Czech Republic refusing to accept migrants from Syria and other African countries.  IzvestiaRussia TodaySputnikKomsomolskaya PravdaChannel 5Argumenty I Fakty all featured stories with these fake claims.

Russian publications refer to Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš’s Radio Praga (Czech Radio) interview which he gave prior to a meeting on illegal migration from Africa with the prime ministers of Italy and Malta. Babiš said that “the Czech Republic will not accept any more refugees who are getting into the European Union via the Mediterranean Sea because it is already accepting people from Ukraine”.

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