The ministry says the European Union should adopt an Australian-style system where migrants are intercepted at sea.
It is fairly common for Eritrean sportspeople and other delegations to seek asylum whenever they travel abroad.
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Jammeh has flip-flopped on the issue of migrants, saying they were not good Muslims, then offering Muslim boat people in South East Asia sanctuary.
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No single African country ranks among the top three by origin of asylum requests, a new UN report shows.
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