Doctors Without Borders, humanitarian organisation rescue team approaches a rubber boat with 74 migrants on board to transfer them to their rescue ship in Italy Photo: AP
Doctors Without Borders, humanitarian organisation rescue team approaches a rubber boat with 74 migrants on board to transfer them to their rescue ship in Italy Photo: AP
Italy

More than 500 migrants arrive in Italy as rescue ships allowed to dock

  • Sources say the decision was based on poor weather and the risks faced by those on board, rather than representing a change of policy
  • Italy’s right-wing government led by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni takes a tough stance on immigration, vowing to protect its borders and halt people smugglers

Doctors Without Borders, humanitarian organisation rescue team approaches a rubber boat with 74 migrants on board to transfer them to their rescue ship in Italy Photo: AP
Doctors Without Borders, humanitarian organisation rescue team approaches a rubber boat with 74 migrants on board to transfer them to their rescue ship in Italy Photo: AP
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