Ban Ki-moon on migration crisis: EU member states must show compassion

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged European countries to “show compassion” and to do more to help migrants.

In a visit to Brussels on Wednesday to discuss development and the post-2015 Development Agenda with the European Commission, the UN chief also called on “the strengthening of the military capacity in searching and rescuing people”.

“When you consider destroying these boats, it might lead to depriving even the very limited means of those people,” he added.

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