A handout photo made available by the NGO SOS Mediterranee shows the sea rescue of 629 migrants on Sunday before being taken to the NGO’s vessel, Aquarius. But the ship was denied access to ports in Italy and Malta. Photo: EPA

Spain offers to take migrant boat, spurned by Italy and Malta – but uncertainty and a dangerous voyage await

The NGO that rescued the 629 migrants says it will take several days of sailing to make it to Spain

Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis

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A handout photo made available by the NGO SOS Mediterranee shows the sea rescue of 629 migrants on Sunday before being taken to the NGO’s vessel, Aquarius. But the ship was denied access to ports in Italy and Malta. Photo: EPA
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