Migrants sit along the road, at the Franco-Italian border in Ventimiglia, Italy, June 20, 2015.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
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Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and French President Francois Hollande played down tensions Sunday over a migrant crisis which has seen hundreds of asylum seekers blocked at the border between the two countries."We are applying the rules," he said in reference to the Dublin agreement which obliges migrants to apply for asylum in the European country in which they first set foot.Many migrants hope to avoid doing so as they don't want to stay in recession-hit Italy but hope to reach countries further north with better job prospects.
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