Despair Drives Maghreb's Youth to Migrate

The dream of migrating to Europe has become more and more appealing to the youth of Maghreb countries after the coronavirus pandemic and the economic devastation it wrought had deepened their despair. This has led to a spike in Mediterranean crossings to Europe and caused EU countries to step up pressure on Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia to stop the illegal journeys. The fight against such migration is at the heart of EU diplomatic efforts in the Maghreb region, including a trip to Morocco on Thursday by French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin.

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