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美国有线新闻 CNN 八千难民从摩洛哥涌向西班牙 两国关系持续紧张

时间:2021-08-02 02:58:21

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What's being described as a serious crisis1 for Europe is our first topic today, the dispute2 directly involves Spain and Morocco.

今天首先来关注被称为欧洲严重危机的事件,这一争端直接涉及西班牙和摩洛哥。

Spain is part of the European Union. Morocco is not.

西班牙是欧盟成员国。但摩洛哥并不是。

And many Africans have tried to enter Europe by going from Morocco to Spain.

许多非洲人试图从摩洛哥前往西班牙,由此进入欧洲。

A little more than five years ago, a migrant crisis began in Europe.

五年多以前,一场移民危机在欧洲爆发。

Hundreds of thousands of people from the Middle East, southern Asia and northern Africa either entered or tried to get into Europe.

来自中东、南亚和北非的数十万人或进入或试图进入欧洲。

Some of them took tremendous3 risks to do it.

他们中的一些人为此冒了巨大的风险。

Many were running from terrorism and war in their home countries. Many were looking for a better life.

许多人是为了躲避本国的恐怖主义和战争。还有许多人是为了寻求更好的生活。

The north African nation of Morocco and the southwestern European nation of Spain are separated by a waterway called the Strait of Gibraltar.

北非国家摩洛哥和欧洲西南部国家西班牙被名为直布罗陀海峡的水道隔开。

But there are cities on the Moroccan side of that strait that border Morocco but are officially part of Spain.

但是,该海峡摩洛哥一侧的一些城市与摩洛哥接壤,但却在官方上属于西班牙。

And on Monday and Tuesday more than 8,000 people tried to illegally cross from Morocco into these Spanish cities, many by swimming.

周一和周二,超过8000人试图从摩洛哥非法进入这些西班牙城市,其中许多人通过游泳进入。

This isn't the first time this has happened. It is the first that so many crossed in such a short period of time.

这种事情已不是第一次发生。但这是首次有如此多的人在这么短的时间内越境。

Why? We don't know exactly.

原因为何?我们尚还不清楚。

The tensions4 between Spain and Morocco did increase recently.

西班牙和摩洛哥之间的紧张关系最近确实有所加剧。

A rebel5 leader who has fought Morocco's government has been treated at a Spanish hospital.

一名反抗摩洛哥政府的叛军领袖在西班牙一家医院接受治疗。

That made Morocco angry and though Moroccan officials have said the surge6 of migrants had nothing to do with that.

这让摩洛哥感到愤怒,尽管摩洛哥官员表示,移民潮与此无关。

Some experts have suggested maybe it did.

一些专家认为两起事件可能有关联。

Spanish officials, meanwhile, are under pressure to deal with the illegal border crossings and prevent new ones.

与此同时,西班牙官员面临着处理非法越境和防止新越境事件的双重压力。


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1 crisis pzJxT     
n.危机,危急关头,决定性时刻,关键阶段
参考例句:
  • He had proved that he could be relied on in a crisis.他已表明,在紧要关头他是可以信赖的。
  • The topic today centers about the crisis in the Middle East.今天课题的中心是中东危机。
2 dispute qt6xI     
n.争端,分歧;v.争论,争吵,辩论,辩驳
参考例句:
  • They are trying to find a way of settling the dispute.他们正设法寻找解决争端的办法。
  • The parties to the dispute should be more polite to each other.争执双方应相互礼貌些。
3 tremendous EmFwh     
adj.巨大的,极大的;很好的,非常好的
参考例句:
  • This book was the outcome of a tremendous amount of scientific work.这本书是大量科学研究工作的成果。
  • There is a tremendous difference between them.他们之间有着极大的差别。
4 tensions 876f4296a96e48a64445ce629ed4b7b0     
(情绪上的)紧张( tension的名词复数 ); 张力; 紧张的状态; (作家或电影导演制造的)紧张气氛
参考例句:
  • Social tensions were manifested in the recent political crisis. 最近的政治危机显示了社会关系的紧张。
  • These disagreements are symptomatic of the tensions within the party. 出现意见分歧表明该党内部的关系紧张。
5 rebel VANz2     
n.叛徒,起义者;vi.造反,反抗,反感;adj.造反的,反抗的,反叛者的
参考例句:
  • The rebel army is attempting to subvert the government.反叛军队企图颠覆政府统治。
  • The rebel army has readjusted its strategy.叛军已经重新调整了策略。
6 surge Mrlwi     
n.汹涌,澎湃;vi.汹涌,强烈感到,飞涨;vt.放开,松手
参考例句:
  • The surge travelled southwards along the coast.浪涛沿着海岸向南涌去。
  • It failed to stimulate a surge of investment in industry.这没有能刺激工业投资的激增。

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