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UK, France agree new border security treaty: official

The two sides agreed on the "signature of a new treaty to strengthen the management of our shared border,"

AFP
22:43 January 18, 2018


SANDHURST, United Kingdom: Britain and France on Thursday signed a new treaty to boost border security after a request by French President Emmanuel Macron, concerned at the number of migrants in Calais trying to reach British shores.

The two sides agreed on the "signature of a new treaty to strengthen the management of our shared border," according to a joint statement following a summit between Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May.