The British government is increasingly due to the rising number of refugees by Boat in the English channel under pressure. Also on Sunday, British authorities seized six Iranians who had crossed the English channel with an inflatable boat, such as the British news Agency PA reported, citing the interior Ministry.
Similar cases are piling up in the meantime. The BBC, according to have arrived between the beginning of November and the end of December, more than 220 people in small boats across the narrow sea between France and the United Kingdom.
interior Minister Sajid Javid explained the situation on Friday to a “serious event” and his family vacation is canceled. His French counterpart, Christophe Castaner, announced on Sunday via Twitter that he had agreed with Javid telephone, to strengthen the fight against illegal Migration across the English channel.
“The Situation in the English channel is difficult to concern, with people risking their lives for the daring Attempt to reach the United Kingdom in unsafe boats in treacherous conditions,” said Javid.
The Opposition has called the government’s response as too slow. “The lack of strategy of the Ministry of the interior was yet to be refugees to deter, in the opinion, the problems in the Mediterranean sea would reach our shores ever,” wrote the member of Parliament Diane Abbott from the opposition Labour party in the “Sunday Mirror”.
The conservative MP for Dover, Charlie Elphicke, challenged to increase the number of patrol boats. This includes two boats should be used, which are currently in the Mediterranean sea, wrote Elphicke in the “Mail on Sunday”.
A BBC report found that migrants with reference to the forthcoming EU-UK outlet on 29. March and reportedly increased border patrols of the tractors urged the dangerous Crossing in the Winter. The issue of Migration had played a major role in the narrow victory of the Brexit advocates in the Referendum by 2016. The government has set itself the target to reduce immigration massively.
First, on Friday, twelve men were arrested off the coast of Dover’s from Syria and Iran, the boats had two hose on the way to the UK.
Many migrants were apprehended at the weekend, also in Cyprus, Turkey, on the Mediterranean sea in the vicinity of Malta and the Greek Islands in the Eastern Aegean sea. Alone, the Greek coast guard and the European border Agency (Frontex) saved 69 people from Lesbos and the small island of Farmakonisi. The Cypriot police to handle 37 migrants. The Turkish authorities were, according to the state Anadolu Agency in Izmir province, 109 migrants who wanted to illegally leave the country.
The Maltese military rescued according to their own statements 69 migrants and brought them to Malta. They were, therefore, more than 200 kilometres to the southwest of the island in a wooden boat in distress. Two ships of the German aid organisations wait, meanwhile, with a total of dozens of rescued migrants in the Mediterranean sea on the permission for calling at a port.