Portugal migrant arrivals suggested negotiations with Morocco

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Lisbon and Rabat are negotiating a deal that would allow an agreed collection of electorate from Morocco to work legally in Portugal, a senior Portuguese decent said Wednesday.

The announcement got right here amid fears that undocumented migrants looking out out for a intention into the European Union are more and more concentrated on Portugal.

On Tuesday, a wooden boat carrying 28 African migrants arrived on the southern Portuguese flit. It became the sixth boat recognized to shut this 365 days, bringing the full of captured migrants to nearly 100.

That trend has began a debate on whether or no longer traffickers are testing Portuguese border controls amid a European crackdown in the Mediterranean Sea and high fatalities on the ocean route between Africa and Spain’s Canary Islands.

Interior Minister Eduardo Cabrita told newshounds that Portugal and Morocco are weighing a proposal on correct migration. He said Portugal is transient of workers, particularly in construction and farming.

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