Calais 'Jungle' children are ‘moral responsibility’ of UK, says French interior minister
Bernard Cazeneuve is meeting his British counterpart today to demand the UK takes a share of unaccompanied child migrants fending for themselves in the soon-to-be dismantled Calais Jungle.
During an interview with French radio station RTL this morning, Mr Cazeneuve said his request was “very serious” and the vast majority of Calais’s child migrants had a family member in the UK with whom they could be reunited.
In what could be interpreted as a barely veiled threat directed at British immigration officials, he said: “I am solemnly asking the UK to fulfil its moral responsibility.
“Several... read more
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