Migrants fleeing war, persecution must be let in: French PM

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls says migrants fleeing war and persecution must be let into FrancePeople fleeing war and persecution must be welcomed into France, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Sunday as Europe faces a mounting migrant crisis. “Each asylum demand must be examined rapidly,” he told members of the ruling Socialist Party gathered in the western town of La Rochelle. Earlier on Sunday socialist party activists observed a minute of silence in honour of the over 2,000 migrants killed since January in shipwrecks on the Mediterranean.

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