Italy refuses Spanish ngo with 59 rescued migrants

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A Spanish ngo has Saturday in the Mediterranean Sea 59 Libya-born migrants rescued. Prompt warned the Italian minister of the Interior that there is no question that they are in Italy at the shore.

The Spanish ngo Proactiva Open Arms tweeted that his boat with 59 migrants set sail for a ‘safe haven’, but that it is impossible to say where the anchor will eject.

“Despite the obstacles, we continue the lives of invisible people protect. Their stories about what they have in Libya have been through are horrifying, ” says the organization.

The Italian binnenlandminister and deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, for his part, says that the ship of Proactiva Open Arms the boot of the migrants had reached, prior to the Libyan coast guard within the Libyan reddingszone. ‘The nearest port is Malta, the organisation and the flag are Spanish: they may forget an Italian port. Stop the mafia of trafficking in human beings: the less people leave, the less there is to die’, according to the radicaalrechtse politician.

According to the Maltese minister of Home Affairs Michael Farrugia, the migrants, by contrast, are saved in a zone between Libya and the Italian port of Lampedusa. “Keep it on the incorrect information to spread, and Malta, without any reason, to disclaim’, tweeted to his Italian ambtsgenoot. ‘Italy has a responsibility to take’, according to the Maltese minister shortly after the tweet of Salvini.

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