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Calais calm after overnight bids
31 Jul 2015 12:12
British Prime Minister David Cameron has said extra sniffer dogs and fencing will be sent to France, and the British Ministry of Defence land will be used to ease congestion to try to help deal with the Calais migrant crisis.
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Speaking in Downing Street after chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Mr Cameron said the situation was "unacceptable" and that he will be speaking to French president Francois Hollande later today.
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Mr Cameron said: "This is going to be a difficult issue right across the summer.
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"I will have a team of senior ministers who will be working to deal with it, and we rule nothing out in taking action to deal with this very serious problem.We are absolutely on it. We know it needs more work."
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Mr Cameron said Britain would work "hand in glove" with the French to tackle the problem.
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"The situation is not acceptable and it is absolutely this government's priority to deal with it in every way we can," he said.
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