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The local government of the German state of Brandenburg, formed by a coalition of the Social Democratic Party and the Left Party, has called on the Federal Ministry of the Interior in Berlin to facilitate the reception of rescued refugees facing risks at sea.

"Brandenburg has repeatedly declared that it wants to receive these refugees, but without a decision from the Federal Minister of the Interior (Horst Zehofer) we can not work," said Stefan Ludwig, Europe's Minister for Europe Affairs. that".

"The ministry (the Federal Ministry of Interior) is holding back our efforts so far, and all we can do is receive the Yazidiyat," the local minister accused the German Interior Ministry of obstructing his mandate and efforts to receive those rescued on average. The state parliament had adopted a resolution in 2016 with the help of followers of religious minorities.

One of the higher institutions of the German states, motivated by considerations of international law or humanitarian reasons or for the maintenance of Germany's political interests, may issue a residence permit for a foreigner, but the approval of the Federal Ministry of the Interior is necessary in this case.

However, the Federal Ministry of the Interior did not comment until the time of preparing this news on the accusations of the local minister that it is curbing its efforts to receive refugees and migrants who are rescued.

On Monday, the rescue ship "Alan Kurdi" of the German humanitarian organization "CI" pulled out 44 migrants off the coast of Libya, and the "boat migrants" movement of migrants to Malta on Sunday.

On Saturday and Sunday, thousands demonstrated in several German cities in solidarity with the refugee rescue organizations at sea and demanded that the rights of these refugees be preserved.

AH / ZA (AFP)

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