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Crisis at Tunisian Coastal City Used as a Gateway to Europe for many African Migrants 

From here, they cross the Mediterranean. But Tunisia itself is mired in crisis, and a surge in racism is adding to the migrants’ problems. Amid growing tensions between Tunisians and sub-Saharan immigrants, President Kais Saied told a National Security Council meeting on 21 February that urgent action was needed to stem the flow of (sub-Saharan) migrants into the country.