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UK and France to cooperate over Calais border

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>> A pledge to work together to resolve the migrant bottleneck in Calais, even after Britain leaves the EU. Britain's Home Secretary in Paris on Tuesday meeting her French counterpart. Amber Rudd's first overseas trip, in part, a bid to stave off fears the French could axe border control in Calais and move the so-called jungle migrant camp across the channel to England.
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Rudd looking for reassurances that the deal which allows Britain to make border checks in France will stay in place despite Brexit. But in France, there are now mounting calls to move the border across the channel ahead of the countries upcoming presidential elections next year.>>
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> Former president and hopeful for 2017 Nicholas Sarcosi says Britain needs to open an asylum center and other French officials want the deal renegotiated.
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The number of migrants here in the so-called Calais jungle camp has doubled in the last few months to 7,000, although NGOs say it's more like 9,000. These people are desperate to get to the UK, many of them are living on the outskirts of the town, a source of tension for locals.
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Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron had warned that a Brexit vote could harm the deal. But NGOs say France shouldn't use these migrants as a weapon in response to the UKs vote to leave the EU. They stress that any negotiations respect the migrants rights and that legal paths of migration must continue to stay open.