The mayor of Lampedusa has compared the Austrian foreign Minister with neo-Nazi

Sebastian Kurz

The mayor of the Italian city of Lampedusa, Salvatore Martello compared the foreign Minister of Austria, Sebastian Kurz with a Nazi. On Friday, July 21, reports

The day before during a meeting with his Italian counterpart the head of the Austrian foreign Ministry said that illegal migrants rescued in the Mediterranean sea, should not be delivered to mainland Italy, where they then can go to other European countries.

Kurz expressed the view that these refugees should be left on the island of Lampedusa.

“Such statements I would only expect from neo-Nazi skinheads, not the representative of the European countries,” said Martello, adding that the Austrian Minister has no idea about the lives of the inhabitants of the island, which continually come all the new migrants.

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Italy Angelino Alfano described the application of Kurtz pre-election rhetoric. Martello demanded from the Italian government to react harshly to the position of Vienna, RIA Novosti reported.

In 2000-e years, Lampedusa has turned into a kind of transshipment point for illegal migrants from African countries who regularly reside on the island in overcrowded boats. A while sailing die.

Parliamentary elections in Austria held on October 15.