Israel paid African country last month to take in illegal migrants

Israel gave financial compensation last month to an African country in return for its acceptance of thousands of Eritrean and Sudanese illegal migrants living in the country, as part of a mass deportation plan approved by the government, Ynet learned on Monday.



It remains unclear whether or not the deal was fully completed or is expected to continue in the coming weeks and months, but it is intended to lead to an agreement by the same African country to act as what has been commonly described as the “third country” in the deportation plan.


The financial handout stage of the surreptitious deal took place one month before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared his intention to scrap the deportation plan, and replace it with a United Nations (UN) deal
that dismayed…

Read More

*** This news item is 3rd party content and is included strictly for non-commercial informational purposes.