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From file: Riot police officers cordon off the area after migrants arrive on Spanish soil and crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, Friday, June 24, 2022 | Photo: AP Photo/Javier Bernardo
The number of migrants trying to reach the Canary Islands has increased dramatically in recent years | Photo: Picture-alliancedpa/Mission Lifeline
From file: Migrants continue to risk the dangerous Atlantic route from West Africa to the Canary Islands, resulting in rising numbers of recorded deaths at sea | Source: screengrab Reuters video
Migrants arrive on Spanish soil in Melilla | Photo: Javier Bernardo/dpa/picture-alliance
AP - Javier Bernardo | Migrants run on Spanish soil after crossing the fences separating the Spanish enclave of Melilla from Morocco in Melilla, Spain, Friday, June 24, 2022.
The confrontation also left some 250 people injured | Photo: Javier Bernardo/AP/dpa/picture-alliance
Spanish authorities say as many as 2,000 migrants attempted to cross into the enclave of Melilla on June 24, 2022 | Photo: Javier Bernardo/AP/picture-alliance
The Algerian Flag on the building of the Peoples Democratic Republic of Algeria embassy in Paris on October 4, 2021 | Photo: Raphael Lafargue / ABACA / Reuters
From file: The seawall between the Moroccan port of Béni Ansar and Melilla | Photo: InfoMigrants
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
Minors from Morocco at Piniers' shelter in Ceuta, a Spanish enclave in northern Africa, in May 2021 | Photo: EPA/Brais Lorenzo
 2021 was marked by increasingly deadly Mediterranean crossings, the Taliban coming to power in Afghanistan and an influx of migrants at the EU's eastern borders | Photo: InfoMigrants