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Solving the migrant crisis: EU leaders fail to agree

by Gavin Drake

Posted: 01 May 2015 @ 12:27

AN AGREEMENT by the heads of government of the 28 EU member-states to step up search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean masked deep divisions over how to tackle the migrant crisis that has cost the lives of about 1300 people in the past month.

Britain is sending the Royal Navy's flagship HMS Bulwark, three helicopters, and two border-patrol ships as part of the EU Council's decision to triple the budget of Operation Triton - putting it on a par with its predecessor, ...

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