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on September 23, 2016 in World News

Sarkozy Wants to Force Britain to Take ‘Jungle’ Migrants

by Nick Hallett Nicolas Sarkozy has suggested he will force Britain to open a migrant centre to process asylum claims from migrants if he is re-elected French President next year. Speaking during a visit to the town of Calais – which has become notorious as the site of the so-called ‘Jungle’ migrant camp – the former president said he would scrap the Le Touquet treaty that lets Britain station border officials in Calais, and force the UK to open a centre on the English side of the Channel. “We should not act as customs officers for the English,” Mr Sarkozy… View Article

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