Calais mayor: Destroy the Jungle by Christmas or see camp rise to 20,000 MIGRANTS
The hardline mayor had been given a solemn promise by President Francois Hollande, which she says was the “first time” the French government has taken calls to demolish the shanty town seriously.
She said: “I am full of hope because he (Mr Hollande) said he would dismantle the camp.
“He knows that if he fails to do so, there will be more than 20,000 migrants living in the Jungle in six months’ time, and the thought of that happening is simply unbearable.”
Mrs Bouchart said the dismantlement plan includes the Jungle’s temporary reception centre, which is home to 1,500 refugees and is... read more
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