EU warns Pakistan, complains about difficulties in deporting migrants

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Lahore, Jan. 27 (ANI): The European Union on Tuesday complained about difficulties in deporting migrants to Pakistan and issued a warning that it could take steps against Islamabad if it fails to comply with a deal.

According to the Dawn, the EU had persuaded Pakistan in November to restore a suspended agreement to facilitate the return of illegal Pakistani immigrants without documentation.

“While discussions have been good and positive, we note that there are still difficulties with this readmission deal,” European Commission spokeswoman Nata­sha Bertaud told a news briefing.

In December Pakistan sent had back at least 30 migrants that Greece was trying to repatriate, saying that they had failed to provide adequate proof that they were Pakistani. (ANI)

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