BARCELONA – The Spanish government has again given permission to a reddingsschip to migrants in a Spanish port to land. The Spanish aid organization, Proactiva has Sunday morning announced that its ship the Open Arms welcome in the port of Barcelona.
The Open Arms picked up Saturday morning for the Libyan coast, sixty migrants out of the sea. Italy and Malta to know instantly no port open to the vessel. The crew asked the Spanish authorities for help, which Barcelona offered itself. The mayor of the Catalan city, Ada Colau, said on Twitter not complicit to want to be on “the deadly policy” of the Italian minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini.
Two weeks ago, the Aquarius, another reddingsschip, permission to dock in Valencia. When went to more than 600 refugees and migrants. They were also not welcome in Italy and Malta. The Open Arms is Wednesday in Barcelona expected.
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