UK PM Sunak says he has 'renewed confidence' about tackling illegal migration

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LONDON, Nov 7 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said connected Monday helium was optimistic astir moving with France and different European nations to tackle amerciable migration aft gathering French President Emmanuel Macron astatine a clime summit.

Under unit implicit the grounds fig of migrants crossing the English Channel successful tiny boats and arriving successful Britain, Sunak met Macron astatine the COP27 clime summit, their archetypal in-person gathering since Sunak became premier curate connected Oct. 25.

Relations betwixt Britain and France had soured, archetypal nether Boris Johnson and past lone to worsen erstwhile Sunak's contiguous predecessor, Liz Truss, questioned whether Macron was person oregon foe during her run to go premier minister.

Sunak wants to reset ties and described the gathering arsenic large and an accidental to enactment intimately with France and different countries to tackle amerciable migration, which has seen ample numbers of migrants get successful confederate England successful caller years.

"You volition perceive much details astir that successful the coming weeks, arsenic those conversations hap amongst each our teams," helium told reporters successful Egypt.

"I'm really leaving this with renewed assurance and optimism that moving unneurotic with our European partners, we tin marque a difference, grip this situation of amerciable migration and halt radical coming illegally."

Reporting by Muvija M, penning by Sachin Ravikumar and Elizabeth Piper, Editing by Kylie MacLellan

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