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Le Monde - France | Monday, October 7, 2013

More Europe needed in immigration policy

It's high time Europe worked together on refugee policy, the left-liberal daily Le Monde urges: "Only thorough stronger coordination and an integrated - let's dare to say the hated word: 'federal' - policy can we achieve the necessary four goals: a joint asylum policy; a distribution of immigrants within Europe; stepped-up control, surveillance, rescue and anti-mafia operations in the Mediterranean; and finally the establishment of partnerships with the countries of origin. Spain set the example, but it also recognises its limits. Even if it's now more unpopular than ever to say it: we need more Europe."

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