Calais: Nicolas Sarkozy promises a complete renegotiation of the Le Touquet Agreement

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Nicolas Sarkozy visiting the port of Calais

The former tenant of the Elysee, and candidate for the primary of the right to the presidential election of 2017, is visiting Wednesday morning to Calais. After visiting the port in the early morning, Nicolas Sarkozy went to Town Hall for a discussion on the migratory situation in the town.

Nicolas Sarkozy visited the port of Calais security infrastructures, and attended a truck control.

 

 

 


He also met staff from the port. At his side were notably Xavier Bertrand , President (LR) in the region Hauts-de-France, Natacha Bouchart Mayor (LR) from Calais and regional councilor, the mayor (LR) Tourcoing Gerald Darmanin (also coordinator of the campaign Nicolas Sarkozy), daniel fasquelle , deputy mayor (LR) of Le Touquet, and François Baroin , senator and mayor (LR) of Troyes.

Nicolas Sarkozy met in particular, personal from Calais harbor.
Nicolas Sarkozy met in particular, personal from Calais harbor.

Shortly before 11 am, the former president of the Republic visited the Calais town hall to participate in a round table discussions on the migratory situation. Nearly 25 people attended the meeting. Among them were Catherine Fournier , Mayor (UDI) Fréthun (who welcomed Wednesday the TGV station) and Pierre-Henri Dumont, Mayor (LR) of Marck .

Of representatives of Calais traders were also present (Maxime Giaya, spokesman for the Calais-Nord traders, Frédéric Van Gansbeke, Grand gathering of Calais, and Nouchi Pierre, president of the union of hotel trades and restoration of Calais), as well as representatives of the police unions . Jean-Louis Foissey, director of Handling and Logistics, subcontractor VIIA (subsidiary of SNCF) for the operation of the rail motorway Calais – Le Boulou , was also at the table, and Xavier Foissey, farmer Marck whose crops were heavily damaged by the passages of migrants.

"If the plan is implemented by Cazeneuve, migrants in Calais are back in 6 months."

During the meeting, the former president lambasted the plan of Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve , offering to accompany the dismantling of the “jungle” multiply openings receptions center for migrants the national territory . ” If the plan is implemented Cazeneuve, migrants are returning to Calais in six months ,” commented Nicolas Sarkozy, indicating that it accesses the responsibilities, the problem of the “jungle” would be resolved ” before the end of the summer 2017 “.

Xavier Bertrand, President of the Region Hauts-de-France, was alongside Nicolas Sarkozy.
Xavier Bertrand, President of the Region Hauts-de-France, was alongside Nicolas Sarkozy.

Nicolas Sarkozy has also said he wanted a complete renegotiation of the Le Touquet Agreement (which establish that UK border controls take place on the French side of the Channel), the suspension of family reunification, and the expulsion of migrants who settle no political refugee status applications.

 

 

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