Malta

The Mediterranean route accounted for half of all migrants that died or went missing in 2018, according to IOM. | Photo: Picture-alliance
Migrants who were rescued by the Sea-Watch-3 and Sea-Eye  disembark in Floriana, Malta, 9 January 2019 | Photo: EPA/DOMENIC AQUILINA
Child on board the migrant rescue ship | Photo: Sea-Watch/Chris Grodotzki
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Reuters/D. Zammit Lupi
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org
The Sea-Watch 3 on the Mediterranean | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org
The Proactiva Open Arms is a migrant rescue vessel that operates in the Mediterranean | Photo: picture-alliance/O. Calvo
The "Aquarius" became subject to a diplomatic row in 2018 | Credit: Getty
Italy's deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini calls for the EU to stop treating Italy like a refugee camp
From file: Migrants being rescued by the private rescue organization SOS Mediterranee | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/K.Karpov/SOS Mediterranee
Migrants are rescued by SOS Mediterranee organization and Doctors without Borders | Photo: Reuters/G. Mangiapane
The Aquarius ship is making a rescue Credit: SOS Mediteranee