Hundreds of migrants still at sea as Italy closes ports to NGO rescue ships • FRANCE 24 English

Two German-run migrant rescue ships carrying nearly 300 rescued people were waiting off the eastern coast of Sicily on Saturday, one with permission to disembark the most vulnerable migrants while the other’s request for a safe port has gone unanswered despite “critical” conditions on board.

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