Gilles Simeoni, President of the CPMR Islands Commission, and President of Corsica Executive Council, has published a Declaration on the issue of migration and the reception of refugees.

In the declaration, signed by Corsican elected representatives, the President stresses that Corsica is ready to fulfill its duty of assistance with regard to emergencies. He says it is up to Member States and the European Union to fulfill their duty of care in terms of the substantive responses to be provided.

(A courtesy translation in English is included at the end of the paper)