The recent mass arrivals of unauthorized migrants from Tunisia to the coasts of the Italian island of Lampedusa have again heightened new tensions between the two neighbouring countries concerning the fight against unauthorised migration, border controls and cooperation on readmission. Italian minister of the interior, Roberto Maroni, denounced the lack of effective cooperation of the Tunisian authorities in stemming the flows of migrants, and vehemently warned the EU and its Member States again...

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