French politicians warn about migration from UK

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Migrants stand in the ashes after a fire destroyed a part of the makeshift shelter migrant camp the 'Jungle' during its dismantling in the outskirt of Calais, France, 11 March 2016.

French politicians warn about migration from UK


France is reviewing the Touquet accord, an agreement signed in 2003 to reinforce French-British cooperation on immigration. The deal essentially moved the British border to cross-channel embarkation areas in France and Belgium and allowed London to offload some responsibility for border control.

As reported by France24 online, Xavier Bertrand, president of the Hauts-de-France region, where Calais and Dunkirk are located, is among the French politicians calling for a renegotiation of the Touqu...


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