Minister to visit Calais as anti-migrant tension rises

September 2, 2016 7:37 AM

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PARIS – Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve is to visit the French port city of Calais three days before residents, local businesses, dockers and truckers plan protests to demand that an overcrowded migrant camp be closed.

Cazeneuve meets on Friday with local officials, business representatives and police who man roadways to keep migrants from hopping trucks to Britain.

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