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Patterns of cooperation of MENA countries with the European Union and its member states

In the field of migration, relations between the European Union and MENA countries are characterised by the EU’s attempts to manage and regulate the access of migrants to the EU on the one hand, and guaranteeing security for the EU on the other. The EU and its member states often portray irregular migration as ‘security threat’, together with human trafficking and organised crime, although this conceptualisation is of course questionable. [read more]

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