The EU must be cautious when signing immigration agreements with foreign countries. A well-known Spanish security expert and a political scientist warned that this makes the EU vulnerable and extortable. “Immigration is used as a weapon. That’s the problem.”
The warning was issued following a recent incident on the Moroccan-Spain border near the Spanish enclave Ceuta. Grainy images taken over the phone show how the fence between Morocco and Ceuta, Spain, suddenly opened last month.
A guard shows rows of immigrants the route to Spain and Europe. Young people don’t know how fast they have to run to cross the border: