US News Migrants: What answer from the executive to the Calais drama at five months of the presidential election?

12:10  25 november  2021
12:10  25 november  2021 Source:   europe1.fr

migrants in Calais: The two volunteers suspend his hungry strike

 migrants in Calais: The two volunteers suspend his hungry strike © AFP / Denis Charlet Philippe Demeestère, Anais and Ludovic, had started their hunger strike on October 11th. They have not eaten for 38 days to denounce the "inhuman" treatment inflicted on migrants that flock to Calais. By their side, a 72-year-old priest, Philippe Demeestère who had started feeding again after 25 days. Anaïs Vogel and Ludovic Holbein, the hungry collective at the frontiers, put an end to their action.

Vingt-sept migrants sont décédés dans le naufrage d'une embarcation au large de Calais mercredi, alors qu'ils tentaient de gagner la Grande-Bretagne. Ce drame, qualifié de © Sameer Al-Doumy / AFP Twenty-seven migrants died in the sinking of a boat off Calais Wednesday, while they were trying to win Great Britain. This drama, qualified as "tragedy" by Prime Minister Jean Castex, is the most murderer since flexée in 2018 migratory crossings of the Channel. At five months of the presidential election, the executive must therefore find solutions.

At least 27 migrants lost the life on Wednesday in the sinking of their boat off Calais, trying to join England. "France will not leave the handlebar to become a cemetery", reacted Emmanuel Macron after this drama, requesting the "immediate strengthening of the means of the agency Fronx at the external borders" of the EU and demanding a meeting of urgency of the ministers of the countries concerned by the migration problem. After this drama, the executive is mounted in the first line and tries to find a five-month solution of the presidential . As proof, an interdepartmental meeting is scheduled at 8:30 Thursday morning in Matignon.

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.

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because despite the government's efforts against illegal immigration, it is a bad record: on November 20, 31,500 migrants have left the coast of the Channel since the beginning of the year. As a prefect explains, there is a real political risk that Calais becomes the new lampedusa. Or a whole symbol.

"put the English in the face of their responsibilities"

Xavier Bertrand multiplies the attacks against the weakness of Emmanuel Macron with the British government, which refuses to honor its promise of 62.7 million euros for Help France fight against immigration. The President of the Hauts-de-France also wants to question the Touquet Agreements, which stipulate in particular that the Franco-British border is located in Calais.

Johnson calls France to take over all the migrants crossing the

 Johnson calls France to take over all the migrants crossing the Channel © Reuters / Toby Melville British Prime Minister Boris Johnson arriving at Westminster Cathedral in London, November 23, 2021. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson proposes At Emmanuel Macron to set up "a bilateral readmission agreement" to allow the return of illegal migrants that cross the Channel in France.

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for its part, Eric Ciotti denounces the absurdity of the policy of the government which, on the one hand, let in the migrants at the Franco-Italian and Franco-Spanish border and which, on the other, complains of seeing them along the coast of the sleeve. Then the fishermen's crisis in the United Kingdom , Emmanuel Macron knows that he no longer has the right to error. One of his relatives entrusts Europe 1: "He must put the English in the face of their responsibilities and demand a real commitment on their part." British Prime Minister Boris Johnson spoke Thursday night with the head of state. Paris and London assume to work together to fight against smugglers.

migrants: a European crisis meeting, without the British .
© Bernard Barron / AFP A European crisis meeting took place this Sunday in Calais on the migratory issue, especially to fight against smugglers. It intervenes four days after the worst shipwreck in the Channel: 27 people lost their lives. It took place without the British, which were excluded by France. To avoid an new drama , the monitoring will be reinforced in zone . Gérard Darmanin announced it from Wednesday.

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