Italian PM calls for EU body to coordinate migrant arrivals

FILE PHOTO: Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte holds a news conference after participating in the NATO Summit in Brussels, Belgium July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

ROME (Reuters) – Italy has asked the European Commission to set up an agency to oversee the distribution of migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday. The new Italian government is looking to limit the number of migrants it lets into the country and has shut its ports to humanitarian […]

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