May 20, 2024

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France says it will not be held hostage by British immigration policy

France says it will not be held hostage by British immigration policy

A France Is ready for serious discussion with United Kingdom Interior Minister Gerald Dormann said issues related to illegal immigration, but would not be held hostage by internal politics in London.

The two countries have already clashed over post-trade rules.Brexit And fishing rights, and relations deteriorated further last week after 27 people died trying to cross the English Channel between France and England.

British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, Wrote to the President Emmanuel Macron It outlines five steps that both countries can take to prevent immigrants from making the perilous journey. One – the deportation of illegal immigrants to France – angered Paris.

France has responded to Johnson’s invitation to British Home Secretary Priti Patel to attend a meeting with European allies on Sunday (28). Twitter.

“England is out Europe, But not the world. We need to be proactive on these issues and not be held hostage by British domestic politics, ”Durman told reporters after meeting his Belgian, German and Dutch counterparts in Calais.

He also said that the tone of London personally was not public. “France has been dealing with the issue of illegal immigration in the UK for 25 years and now is the time for London to wake up,” Dormann said.

“If immigrants come to Calais, Dunkirk or northern France, it’s because they are attracted to the UK, especially the job market, which means you can work in the UK without any identity,” he said.

“The UK must accept its responsibility and control its economic attractiveness.”