EU: working with dictatorial regimes to fight illegal immigration

The EU’s migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos said that the EU must work with dictatorships in order to fight smugglers who traffic migrants to Europe, often using dangerous sea routes across the Mediterranean. (Global Post)

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Also Paolo Gentiloni, Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs said that “dialogue with dictators was an inevitable part of efforts to stem the tide of migrants from North Africa“. (ANSA)

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