Daniel Craig has a special "Bond" with migrants crossing to Europe

Published November 3rd, 2015 - 09:59 GMT
Daniel Craig pushes European governments to take care of the migrant crisis in Europe.
Daniel Craig pushes European governments to take care of the migrant crisis in Europe.

British actor Daniel Craig, better known for his role as the iconic James Bond, has urged European governments to "step forward and sort out" the migrant crisis plaguing the continent.

In a statement made on Friday Craig said, "There is a human tragedy going on. It is up to European governments to step forward and get this sorted."

Thousands of migrants from Syria try to make their way into Europe on a daily basis, many of whom have drowned in the process or are being held in European airports for weeks until their fate has been decided on. 

Perhaps Craig felt their pain after his fictional spy character had to endure life without a passport in the latest Bond film "Spectre," while still crossing borders on a mission to solve a cryptic message from the past.

If only a real-life Bond could save the world...

"Some fictional spy is not going to fix this," Craig said as he called on governments to act. "People are not thinking about James Bond as they struggle with their families across the Mediterranean, it is the furthest thing from their minds."

Entering Britain illegally has become more difficult than ever, with thousands of migrants being held in the French port of Calais as they resort to desperate measures to cross the English Channel. At least 15 have died trying to reach England since June.

The 24th James Bond film "Spectre" - parts of which were filmed in Morocco - was released in Britain on October 26.

For international release dates, check out this IMDb list.


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