Moroccan people want to get to Europe – level 1

25-05-2021 07:00

Ceuta is a Spanish enclave in Morocco. An enclave is an area where people live. Spanish people live there. Many Moroccan people want to go to Ceuta. They want to get to Europe. They believe that they can live better lives in Europe.

8,000 people get to Ceuta last week. Many people are very young. They swim in the sea. It is very dangerous.

They get to the Spanish coast. Police wait there. Police stop the people. They return half of the people to Morocco. Many people are still in Ceuta.

Spanish officials criticize the Moroccan government. Morocco does not stop Moroccan people on its border. Morocco does not care about the EU rules.

Difficult words: return (to take back), criticize (to say that someone or something is not good and say why), border (the line in a map between two countries).

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