European Parliament
Marine Le Pen - ENF (France)


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Marine Le Pen (Europe of Nations and Freedom)

European Parliament

Topic 1. European Border and Coast Guard Regulation

The European Union has suffered the consequences of inefficient external border control even before 2015. However, it was during the migrant crisis when all the crucial flaws of our current system became visible, and caused a great disorder in this already troubled organization. In the face of increasing numbers of terrorist attacks on the territory of the EU, the influx of illegal immigrants has proven to be a threat to national security too severe to be neglected. This is why the suspension or even withdrawal from the Schengen agreement has become a viable option for protecting the national sovereignty of its members. Having witnessed the vastly negative consequences of the migrant crisis, and the grossly insufficient protection of the external EU border, ENF is highly sceptical of the idea of maintaining open internal borders in the EU.

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