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Truckers to protest over Calais migrant crisis

British truckers fed up with the problems with UK-bound migrants at the Port of Calais have planned a protest on Saturday under the slogan: "Close the Port of Dover, Secure Our Border."

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British truckers are fed up with the migrant crisis in France.

Published: 26 Sep 2014 15:05 The Local

Prime Minister David Cameron on Friday said he was confident efforts by undocumented migrants to reach Britain via the French port of Calais would be curbed even as British truck drivers planned a protest.

A Facebook group called "Support the Calais to Dover Truckers" has called for action on Saturday at Dover, Britain's ferry terminal that is the busiest in Europe, handling 350,000 tonnes of cargo annually, with around 10,000 container movements per year.

Under the slogan "C


Added: Sep-26-2014 Occurred On: Sep-26-2014
By: gemini
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Tags: Truckers, to, protest, over, Calais, migrant, crisis
Location: Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France (load item map)
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