Migrant rescue boat arrives in Spain after rejection by Italy and Malta

The Open Arms rescue boat run by the Spanish Proactiva Open Arms charity, arrives to port carrying migrants rescued off Libya, after Italy and Malta, both much closer to the place of rescue, had refused to let it dock in their ports, in Barcelona, Spain, July 4, 2018. REUTERS/Albert Gea

BARCELONA (Reuters) – A humanitarian rescue boat carrying 60 migrants rescued off Libya docked in Barcelona on Wednesday after being turned away by Malta and Italy, in the latest example of European divisions on immigration. Spain’s new Socialist prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, had offered for the second time in a month to take in migrants […]

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