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EU must change policy so Med not 'sea of death,' says Letta

Union must change approach to Africa, Mid East, says premier

11 November, 10:44
EU must change policy so Med not 'sea of death,' says Letta (ANSA) - Rome, November 11 - Premier Enrico Letta said Monday that the European Union must change approach to stop migrant disasters like those that claimed around 400 lives near the Sicilian island of Lampedusa last month. "The Mediterranean can no longer be a sea of death, it must be a sea of life and trade," Letta said at a joint press conference with Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat in Valletta. "We cannot limit ourselves to words. A new EU policy for Africa and the Middle East is needed".

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