Israel's interior minister claims credit for UN initiative to resettle Eritrean migrants to Sweden
Gideon Sa'ar claims credit for the resettlement of 54 Eritrean women and one child in Sweden, which was actually accomplished by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
With the African migrants’ protests in full swing, Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar announced on Tuesday that dozens of Eritrean nationals had been brought to Sweden from Israel in recent weeks as part of the “voluntary departure” scheme. But later on, it became evident that the UN High Commissioner for Refugees had arranged for 54 women and one child to be flown to Sweden, and that Israel had...
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