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Calais mayor might close port to stop migration wave

03.09.14 @ 09:02

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Calais mayor Natacha Bouchart has threatened to close the French city's port if Britain doesn't make a "strong gesture" to control a growing tide of migrants trying to cross the English Channel, reports AP. The mayor estimated that at least 1,300 migrants are now waiting in Calais to cross.