Dozens of illegal boat migrants have reportedly drowned in the English Channel after their small boat capsized while trying to reach Britain from France.
A huge rescue mission was undertaken on Wednesday after a boat full of illegal migrants capsized off the coast of Calais, France, in what is believed to be the deadliest drowning in the history of the Channel migrant crisis.
UPDATE 2000: French President Emmanuel Macron Makes Statement
Addressing the tragedy in the English Channel, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday evening that “France will not let the Channel become a cemetery.”
The French leader went on to call for an “emergency meeting of European ministers” to discuss the migrant crisis.
Macron also demanded that there should be an