Sunak, Macron agree greater cooperation on Channel migrants: UK PM's office

Ship BF Hurricane arrives in Dover carrying migrants picked up in the English Channel on October 18, 2022. (Photo: AFP)

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and French President Emmanuel Macron Friday in their first call since Sunak took office agreed on greater cooperation to prevent migrant Channel crossings, Downing Street said.

A Downing Street spokesperson said the leaders "committed to deepening our partnership to deter deadly journeys across the Channel that benefit organised criminals".