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China and India must address causes of migration to stop human traffic

Larger Asian countries are closing their borders, just like West and Gulf states

| India

For 11 days in late October, 104 migrants were stranded in the Mediterranean Sea aboard the rescue ship Ocean Viking before Italy gave permission for it to dock. This is not an isolated incident as countries in Europe do their best to deter growing numbers of migrants from Asia and Africa from reaching their borders.

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