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UN calls for migrant ship to be allowed to dock in Italian port

Hundreds of migrants in limbo as mayors defy government move to turn away rescue shipThe UN’s refugee agency has called for authorities to allow 629 migrants, including more than 100 children, on a rescue ship stranded off Malta and Italy to disembark urgently. The rescue ship, Aquarius, was drifting in international waters on Monday after Italy’s new interior minister stopped it docking in an Italian port. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - 7 days ago