'Serious concern' for Mellila incidents, EU

'Priority to migrants' rights, contacts with Morocco, Spain'

27 June, 15:14

    (ANSAmed) - BRUSSELS, 27 GIU - "The violence and the victims" registered so far at the border of Melilla "are the object of serious concern" for the EU, European Commission spokesperson Nabila Massrali said on Monday. "The security of migrants and abstaining from the excessive use of force and the respect of human rights remain a priority". The spokesperson added that "we are in contact with Moroccan authorities to understand clearly the circumstances of the situation", she added. (ANSAmed).

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