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From file: These are some of the migrants who were transported from the Lampedusa hotspot to ease overcrowding recently. It is not known if this is the same group who were on the buses | Photo: Alessandro Serranó / Avalon / picture alliance / photoshot
From file: A destroyed rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: Fabian Heinz/Sea-Eye
From file: Migrants arrive on the Calabrian coast over the weekend [June 18-19, 2022] | Photo: Albano Angiletta / Italy Photo Press / Imago
From file: The GNV Azzurra ship, carrying hundreds of migrants in quarantine, photographed through the Gate of Europe on Lampedusa | Photo: Alessandro di Meo / Archive / ANSA
Mohamed Ali Chelbi, a young goalkeeper from CS Sfaxien, takes a selfie on a boat taking him to Italy  | Photo: Paolo Paluzzi
Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese | Photo: Matteo Bazzi / ANSA
From file: Migrants hosted in the Barone precinct on the island of Pantelleria |  Photo: Lannino-Gabriele /ANSA
The CPR Pian del Lago in Caltanissetta | Photo:  ANSA/Courtesy of Giornale Nisseno
From file: Migrants at the Barone military barracks on the island of Pantelleria, Sicily | Photo: Lannino-Gabriele / ANSA
From file: This drone is reportedly being deployed by the French authorities in the Channel, to fight pollution but also to survey migrant boats at sea | Photo: Sebastien Jarry / picture alliance/dpa/MAXPPP
Sea Watch has accused Italian port authorities of "exceeding the powers" of a port state | Photo: Nora Bording/Sea-Watch/AP/picture-alliance
This would be the first time that Frontex would be working far outside the EU's external borders | Photo: Reuters