G5 interior ministers discuss illegal migration

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4 July 2005, EVIAN, FRANCE - G5 Interior Ministers from Germany, France, Britain, Spain and Italy met Monday in the French town of Evian to discuss anti-terrorism measures, the battle against the drugs trade and illegal migration. The G5 countries are to agree on biometric data such as fingerprints in order to make identity cards forgery-proof, sources said. German Interior Minister Otto Schily was unable to attend the two- day meeting owing to urgent commitments in Berlin. The ministers will also discuss

4 July 2005

EVIAN, FRANCE - G5 Interior Ministers from Germany, France, Britain, Spain and Italy met Monday in the French town of Evian to discuss anti-terrorism measures, the battle against the drugs trade and illegal migration.

The G5 countries are to agree on biometric data such as fingerprints in order to make identity cards forgery-proof, sources said.

German Interior Minister Otto Schily was unable to attend the two- day meeting owing to urgent commitments in Berlin.

The ministers will also discuss the establishment of a joint border police force.

DPA

Subject: German news

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