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This would be the first time that Frontex would be working far outside the EU's external borders | Photo: Reuters
From file: Boats used by migrants to reach the Canary Islands are seen on a beach in Gran Canaria | Photo: Reuters
From file: Migrants arriving in Spain's Canary Islands in late March this year | Photo: Mercedes Menendez/Pacific Press/picture-alliance
From file: A group of Moroccans cross the Straits of Gibraltar on an inflatable boat in 2018 | Photo: Reuters / Jon Nazca
From file: A damaged pirogue on a Senegalese coast | Photo: Reuters
Serge (right) was among 67 people saved by the Spanish Red Cross in the Atlantic Ocean | Photo: Private
'Tales from the Border' - a Podcast in English by InfoMigrants | Credit: InfoMigrants
The Spanish maritime rescue services were busy in the Canary Islands in the last two days, 72 migrants were rescued, but at least 28 missing | Photo: Picture Alliance / Pacific Press
Spain has announced it will fly back 'significant numbers' of migrants who reach the Canary Islands and do not qualify for asylum | Photo: Picture Alliance / Pacific Press
Disembarkation from a Spanish coast guard vessel in the port of Arguineguin, in the island of Gran Canaria, Spain, April 4, 2022 | Photo: Reuters/Borja Suarez
File photo: Wrecks of boats used to get to Lanzarote from the African coast in Arrecife, Canary Islands, Spain, November 22, 2021 | Photo: Nicola Marfisi/Avalon/picture-alliance
Arrival of about a dozen migrants on a small wooden boat on the Canary Islands on March 27, 2022 | Photo: Mercedes Menendez /Picture-alliance / Pacific Press