UK and France sign new treaty on Calais migrants

UK and France sign new treaty on Calais migrants

The UK and France have signed a new treaty aimed at speeding up the processing of migrants in Calais. 
French President Emmanuel Macron is currently in the UK on his first visit since becoming leader in May last year.
The Sandhurst Treaty, aims for better management of the joint border and would mean that the time taken to process migrants hoping to cross the English Channel to the UK would be reduced from six months to one month for adults, and 25 days for children.
In addition to the joint treaty, the first regarding Calais in 15 years, May offered £44.5 million to ease French grievances... read more

20 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 47
Source: Metro

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