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Irregular migration needs a 'European answer,' says EU chief during visit to Lampedusa


EU chief Ursula von der Leyen and Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni arrived on the island of Lampedusa on Sunday morning amid growing tensions related to a surge in migrant arrivals.

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