France's Macron: Stronger European cooperation needed to deal with human trafficking

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France's Macron: Stronger European cooperation needed to deal with human trafficking
France's Macron: Stronger European cooperation needed to deal with human trafficking   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">ZAGREB</span> – French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that stronger European cooperation was needed after 27 migrants died a day earlier when their dinghy deflated as they made a perilous crossing of the English Channel.</p> <p>“We need stronger European cooperation in this area. France is a transit country,” Macron said during a press conference in Zagreb.</p> <p>“I will also say very clearly that our security forces are mobilised day and night,” the president added. </p> <p>France and Britain have traded blame over the worst accident of its kind on record in the waterway separating the two countries.</p> <p/> </div>