mediterranean route

From file: Personal belongings among the wreckage of a capsized boat washed ashore at a beach near Cutro, southern Italy | Photo: Valeria Ferraro/AP/picture-alliance
Humanity 1's rescue of 88 people off the coast of Libya on May 26 | Photo: PHOTO/ANSA/SOS HUMANITY
May 30, 2023: Migrants arriving in the Bari port on the Geo Barents ship, which rescued 605 people off the coast of Sicily | Photo: ANSA/DONATO FASANO
Italian authorities asked the Geo Barents to assist an overcrowded vessel in distress of Sicily on May 27, 2023 | Photo: Twitter/@MSF_Sea
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The Geo Barents vessel in La Spezia | Photo: ANSA / LAURA IVANI / YL2
From file: Eritrean youths in Tunisia who left Eritrea in 2018, the year Yonas finally arrived in the UK via a similar route | Tarek Guizani / InfoMigrants
Migrants arriving in Italy | Photo: Orietta Scardino / ANSA / picture alliance
Boats carrying migrants from North Africa are mostly overloaded | Photo:  Archive EPA / FRANCO LANNINO
From file: Migrants are brought back into the port of Sfax onboard a Tunisian coast guard ship after they were stopped at sea during their attempt to cross to Italy | Photo: Jihed Abidellaoui /REUTERS
Italy's Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani called off a planned trip to Paris after 'insulting' remarks were made about his government | Photo: Roberto Monaldo / La Presse / picture alliance / Zuma
From file: A boat drifting southeast of Malta, sighted by the Italian Coast Guard and reported to the Maltese authorities | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/GUARDIA COSTIERA MALTA /DC