"How could we close doors to people fleeing from war and looking for better days for their families. We will contact the UN immediately through Foreign Affairs to help in any way we can, "said Varela.
Currently the European Union is discussing how they can divide mandatory quotas of Syrian refugees. Chile has also announced that it is ready to receive refugees.
According to the UN agency for refugees (UNHCR), the war in Syria forced the exodus of more than 3.8 million p, and 7.6 million are displaced within the country's borders