Italy minister blocks migrants on ship in government tug-of-war

Italian police identifies migrants in a camp set by the Baobab aid group in Rome, Italy July 12, 2018. REUTERS/Yara Nardi

ROME (Reuters) – Dozens of migrants rescued at sea and brought to an Italian port on Thursday cannot disembark, the country’s far-right interior minister said, reversing a decision by a fellow minister and opening a rift within the government. Just a few hours earlier, Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli had authorised a coast guard ship carrying […]

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