French PM Valls urges EU solidarity amid unprecedented migrant crisis

EU nations must stand together in tackling the migrant crisis and provide a safe haven for those fleeing war and oppression. That was the message from French Prime Minister Manuel Valls on Monday as he visited the northern port of Calais, itself a migration hot-spot where thousands seeking to cross the Channel to Britain are living in deplorable conditions. "The whole of Europe is concerned by this crisis of exceptional gravity," Valls told a news conference in the town. "It must get its act … READ MORE : What are the top stories today? Click to watch: euronews: the most watched news channel in Europe Subscribe! euronews is available in 13 languages: In English: Website: Facebook: Twitter: Google+: VKontakte:

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