“Police stop over 1,500 migrants at Spain-Morocco border,” from Euronews:
In two waves over 1,500 people have tried to to illegally breach Spain’s border with Morocco.
The migrants were trying to cross into Ceuta, a Spanish enclave perched at the top of mainland Africa, but were stopped by border agents.
This is the latest case of attempted crossings. Speaking on Tuesday Spain’s Interior Minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz, had this to say on the situation:
“There is a huge wave of migration, with thousands and thousands of people trying to enter illegally in Spain and so in the European Union.”
Spain’s Interior Minister warns that around 40,000 people in Morocco alone are waiting to cross into Spanish and ultimately EU territory…