Italian ship rescues migrants as Rome vows crackdown

An Italian charity ship rescued 49 migrants at sea off Libya Monday, prompting a fresh crackdown from Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on ships which rescue migrants off the coast of north Africa and bring them to Italy.
“The ports have been, and remain, CLOSED”, Salvini said on Twitter, as his office released an eight-page directive on the laws regarding rescue operations – laws it said some aid vessels had been breaking.
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Source: thelocal.it
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