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But Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, during a visit to Poland, has demanded a “clarification” within the government since the agreement was announced, a League source said, and he will meet with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and other ministers upon his return later on Wednesday.
“I am and remain absolutely against any new arrivals in Italy,” Salvini said on Twitter. “Caving to the pressures and threats of Europe and the non-governmental organizations is a sign of weakness that Italians don’t deserve.”
Muscat said that of the total of 298 migrants, 176 would be sent to Germany, France, Portugal, Ireland, Romania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Italy. Another 78 will be allowed to stay in Malta, and 44 Bangladeshi migrants will be sent back to their country.
originally posted by: AtlasHawk
a reply to: WUNK22
Whats more ironic about this is that Malta's own gov even stated a week ago, before francis opened his mouth. That Malta cant host anymore migrants.
NGO smugglers and criminals don't seem to care about that or what happens afterwards they are there to make money.
The Sea-Watch 3, a vessel run by a German humanitarian group, plucked 32 people from an unsafe boat off the coast of Libya on Dec. 22.
originally posted by: paraphi
Um. I think the terrible loss of life in the Mediterranean is a lesson for us all, not least the lengths migrants will take to get to their goal.
NO they placed themselves in those positions of danger making it someone else's responsibility and possibly risking the lives of others for their own selfish wants not