The new EU border force would focus much of its energy on the Mediterranean where images like this of overcrowded migrant boats capsizing have become all too common [Image: AFP/Getty Images].

The new EU border force would focus much of its energy on the Mediterranean where images like this of overcrowded migrant boats capsizing have become all too common [Image: AFP/Getty Images].

This means voting ‘Leave’ will make the UK more vulnerable to migration from outside the EU than voting ‘Remain’.

Think about that before you cast your vote.

The European Union has reached agreement to set up a new border and coastguard force that could intervene in front-line countries like Greece and Italy to curb the flow of migrants.

Negotiators for the 28 EU member states and the European Parliament said today they had endorsed a proposal from the European Commission, the bloc’s executive, to set up the force over the summer.

The parliament is expected to vote on the issue in a key committee next week and, if it clears that hurdle, it could be endorsed at a full session in Strasbourg next month.

Brussels aims to have the force start operations in September and be fully operational by November.

Source: EU to create new border and coastguard force to curb the influx of migrants | Daily Mail Online

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