Stranded migrants to leave rescue ship: Italian PM

The migrant search and rescue ship Sea-Watch 3, operated by German NGO Sea-Watch, is seen off the coast of Siracusa, Italy, January 27, 2019. REUTERS/Guglielmo Mangiapane

MILAN (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said 47 migrants who have been blocked at sea off Sicily for 11 days on a rescue ship will be allowed to come ashore on Wednesday, ending the latest migrant standoff. “In a few hours, they will begin to disembark,” Conte told reporters in Milan. The migrants […]

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