"We cannot leave Italians alone": said President French Emmanuel Macron in tonight's TV interview. But he added that "most of the migrants" from Lampedusa "come from sub-Saharan Africa, from countries to which we provide development aid.
We must tell them 'we will help you, but you must help us dismantle the organizations' of the passeurs.
Macron went on to explain his plan to deal with the waves of migrants and moving on to transit countries: "There are several thousand migrants arriving in Lampedusa and all departing from the port of Sax, in Tunisia. I want to propose an agreement to Tunisia, put more resources in a transit country, propose partnerships". "I want to export experts and material" to Tunisia and Algeria to "dismantle these organizations," he added.
"The Pope is right to call for a leap against indifference," Macron said at the beginning of his interview, adding: "we French do our part." "We have a generous social model - he continued - but we cannot accommodate all the misery in the world".
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