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US News RPT-Corr-Lead 1-Macron expects from the British that they do not instruct the sinking of migrants

03:50  25 november  2021
03:50  25 november  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Belarus: Bazzad organizes a first repatriation of Iraqi migrants Thursday

 Belarus: Bazzad organizes a first repatriation of Iraqi migrants Thursday At the border between Poland and Belarus, migrants have been blocked for days in the cold, leading to a diplomatic crisis between the European Union and Belarus © Leonid Shcheglov / AP / SIPA Migrants are blocked at the border between Poland and Belarus. Some from Iraq will be able to "voluntarily" join Baghdad Thursday through a direct flight between Minsk and Baghdad.

France - Migrants / Balance sheet (RPT, Corrreed, Lead 1): RPT-Corr-Lead 1-Macron expects from the British they do not instead the sinking of migrants

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Paris, 25 November (Reuters) - The French President met Wednesday with the British Prime Minister following the sinking of a boat of migrants in The Channel and informed Boris Johnson that he was expecting the British they cooperate and refrain from instrumentalizing the sinking for political purposes, the Elysee said on a statement.

The assessment of the sinking of migrants off Calais was brought back from 31 to 27 deaths, according to France Info which quotes a consolidated balance sheet of the French Ministry of the Interior.

shipwrecking a migrant boat off Calais: what we know about the drama that made 31 dead

 shipwrecking a migrant boat off Calais: what we know about the drama that made 31 dead © Copyright 2021, the Obs thirty-one migrants died this Wednesday 24 after their boat capsized in the sleeve off Calais. Research is underway to find possible survivors. "France will not let the handle become a cemetery," said Emmanuel Macron. "Obs" takes stock. 31 Deceased migrants The balance sheet has continued to grow in the day, reaching 31 people died in the evening, according to a statement from the Elysée.

Emmanuel Macron pointed out during the call the shared responsibility of France and the United Kingdom in this drama.

"The President of the Republic emphasized the need to act in dignity, respect and in a spirit of effective cooperation with regard to human lives," added the Elysee.

The two leaders also agreed on the urgency of reinforcing the fight against illegal crossings in the round and the need to do all that is possible to stop the illegal groups that put the lives of people in danger.

The ministers of the French and British interior will take hold on Thursday, specified the press release.

The French government has described the shipwreck of "tragedy" and announced the arrest of four people for their presumed involvement. (Report Elizabeth Pineau, written by Camille Raynaud)

Two Cameroonians blocked in the nicosia buffer zone will go with the pope in Italy .
© AFP d them Cameroonians blocked for months in the buffer zone separating the two parts of the divided island of Cyprus are part of the group of 50 Migrants that will be transferred to the Italy after a two-day visit of Pope Francis to Nicosia, announced on Friday the local authorities.

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