Four EU countries to take rescued migrants after Med standoff

Migrants who were stranded on the German NGO Sea-Eye migrant rescue ship Alan Kurdi disembark from an Armed Forces of Malta patrol boat at its base in Marsamxett Harbour, Valletta, Malta April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

VALLETTA (Reuters) – Four European Union countries have agreed to take in 64 African migrants rescued by the German ship Alan Kurdi and stranded at sea for almost two weeks, the Maltese government announced on Saturday. The ship, operated by the humanitarian organization Sea-Eye, had been refused entry by Italy and Malta, but two migrants […]

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