Ambassador discusses Calais migrant situation on Newsnight

Ambassador Bermann tells BBC Newsnight that France’s aim is to house Calais migrants in humane conditions

Ambassador Bermann has appeared on BBC Newsnight where she discussed the situation in Calais and reaffirmed the French government’s aim to house all migrants in humane conditions.

She told the BBC’s Evan Davis: "We decided to relocate people [from ’the Jungle’] but nobody could complain about that because the conditions were absolutely terrible.

"So we decided to provide them [the migrants] with a home, with security, with water."

To watch the episode of BBC Newsnight, click here (interview at 9 minutes).

Published on 26/04/2016

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