Illegal migration and human trafficking to top MED-7 summit

Cyprus is coping with an increase in the number of asylum seekers as it prepares to host a regional summit.

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    Migration will be the focus of a summit of Mediterranean leaders in Cyprus later on Tuesday.

    The divided island has become the main target for smugglers trafficking migrants into Europe.

    The government says it has been swamped with requests for asylum.

     

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Nicosia.


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