Home > France calls for "international response" after migrant deaths in Channel

News
France calls for "international response" after migrant deaths in Channel

Description

On a trip to Calais, French Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin calls for a "very tough, coordinated, international response" after the death of at least 31 migrants in the Channel and called on other European countries concerned to fight against smugglers "like we fight against terrorists". SOUNDBITE

Added on the 24/11/2021 20:56:42 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • Channel deaths fuel UK-France tensions over migrant crisis

    The deaths of at least 27 people in the English Channel is fueling tensions between the U.K. and France over how to stop migrants from crossing the world’s busiest waterway in small boats. Despite a pledge from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron that they would “do everything possible” to stop people smugglers from endangering lives, politicians on both sides of the channel are already sniping at their counterparts for failing to prevent Wednesday's tragedy.

    25/11/2021 - France 24 EN
  • UK Channel migrant plan 'probably against international law': France's Europe minister

    As France stands poised to take on the rotating presidency of the European Union, we speak to the Minister for European Affairs, Clément Beaune. In recent weeks, there have been heated words between Paris and London over several issues, including irregular migration across the English Channel.

    17/09/2021 - France 24 EN
  • One dead, 30 rescued in new Channel migrant boat accident

    One man has died and about 30 other people have been rescued in the Channel after their boat ran into difficulties while trying to cross from northern France to Britain on Friday, prosecutors say. The victim is believed to be in his 20s and to be of Sudanese origin, the prosecutor's office in Boulogne-sur-Mer said, adding that the others had been rescued in waters off the village of Berck. IMAGES of Berck beach

    14/01/2022 - AFPTV - First images
  • English Channel migrant crossings treble to a record 28,000

    At least 28,395 migrants reached the English coast in small boats in 2021, compared to 8,400 the previous year.

    04/01/2022 - Euronews EN
  • Migrants determined to reach UK despite tragedy

    At makeshift camps between Dunkirk and Calais on France's northern coast migrants are digging in, waiting for their chance to make a dash across the English Channel, despite the deaths of at least 27 people.

    28/11/2021 - Euronews EN
  • Aleppo residents arrive in rebel-held territory after evacuation

    Thousands of traumatised Syrians leave the rebel enclave of Aleppo as the UN Security Council votes to deploy observers to the battered city to monitor the evacuations.

    19/12/2016 - AFP EN

More videosNews

Watch video of  - DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12 - Label : Economie wallonne -
News

DemainEntreprendre - épisode 12

29/04/2021 12:55:32