Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has been quoted as saying that immigration from nations in Africa would stop if countries like France stopped exploiting the continent's people and natural resources.
The remarks made before she became prime minister have ignited anger in Paris. Lets listen to her remarks. This week we are focusing on fallout between France and Italy over African migrants entering Europe through the Mediterranean Sea.
Italian officials believe that Frances continued plundering of African countries is the reason for the flow of illegal migrants from Africa. The second part of our program will be on renewed fighting in the Democratic Republic of Congo amid accusations between Kigali and Kinshasa over who is responsible for the upsurge in rebel attacks.