A handout photo made available by German NGO Mission Lifeline shows migrants picked up off Libya on June 21. Photo: Mission Lifeline via EPA

Six EU countries agree to take in 233 migrants stranded on private rescue ship off Malta

French President Emmanuel Macron says German NGO Lifeline is ‘playing into the hands of smugglers’ by coming to the migrants’ rescue when the Libyan coastguard was already on the scene

Topic |   Europe’s refugee crisis

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A handout photo made available by German NGO Mission Lifeline shows migrants picked up off Libya on June 21. Photo: Mission Lifeline via EPA
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