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DW News published this video item, entitled “Spain calls military for assistance as thousands of migrants enter the enclave of Ceuta | DW News” – below is their description.
A record number of migrants have swum or paddled inflatable boats to Ceuta, a tiny Spanish territory in North Africa, since Monday. Some believe Morocco may have relaxed its borders amid a diplomatic spat with Spain.DW News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Ceuta
It was part of the province of Cádiz until 14 March 1995. On that date, Statutes of Autonomy were passed for both Ceuta and Melilla.
Ceuta, like Melilla and the Canary Islands, was classified as a free port before Spain joined the European Union. Its population consists of Christians, Muslims, and small minorities of Sephardic Jews and ethnic Sindhis from modern-day Pakistan.
Spanish is the official language. Darija Arabic is also spoken by 40–50% of the population.