(ANSAmed) - MADRID, MARCH 19 - The Spanish government is reinforcing surveillance along the border of Melilla, a Spanish enclave in Morocco, to face strong migratory pressure after a new assault yesterday on the double barrier at the frontier.
About 500 Sub-Saharan migrants managed to enter the
About 100 agents in anti-riot gear and 20 civil guards
will be sent in the next hours to intensify watch on the border, Spanish
interior ministry sources cited by the media said.
Minister Jorge Fernandez Diaz told journalists today he was willing to
"negotiate everything within reason" with the the opposition to reach an
"agreement on immigration with wide consensus" at the margins of a parliament
session for monitoring the government. Fernandez Diaz did not rule out reaching
a deal for the dismantlement of the rounds of razor-like barbed wired along the
border barriers of Ceuta and Melilla, and hoped that a delegation from the
parliamentary commission for the interior would carry out an inspection in the
two cities to "draw their own conclusions".
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