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Blog euinside - Bulgaria | Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Exodus to Europe: Iron Curtain still divides

The weeks of dispute between Eastern and Western European states over the distribution of 120,000 refugees across Europe have shown that 26 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall the Iron Curtain still exists in the heads of Europe's politicians, writes Adelina Marini in her blog euinside: "The negotiations in Brussels revealed that the Iron Curtain did not disappear entirely but was hidden in the political cellar by far-sighted politicians with authoritarian views. Now it has re-emerged and is exposing European unity as a myth and the romantic fantasy of idealists. This year's celebrations marking the anniversary of the fall of the Berlin wall will no doubt feel like a Gay Pride parade: most people won't participate because they're not gay; others aren't gay but celebrate anyway because they think it's right, and then there are those who come to insult everyone else."

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