EU Reveals Plans to Tighten Sea Border Patrols

“EU moves to prevent new migrant deaths after Lampedusa,” from the BBC:

The EU has revealed plans to tighten patrols of its sea borders and do more to help asylum-seekers, two months after the Lampedusa boat tragedy.

A common strategy would be adopted from Cyprus to Spain to monitor routes taken by clandestine migrants, and thereby detect boats in distress more quickly.

Proposals to help people apply for asylum before travelling to the EU would be considered.

Disagreements between the EU’s 28 states have dogged past initiatives…

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