mediterranean route

Refugees from Afghanistan on the way to be met by smugglers to take them to Greece in Cesme, Izmir, Turkey | Photo: Imago
From file: Migrants landing in Roccella Ionica | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/ANTONELLO LUPIS
The numbers of those crossing borders into the EU via the 'Balkan route' has increased dramatically in 2021 | Photo: picture-alliance/dpa/ A. Emric
Many migrants die in the desert | PHOTO: picture-alliance/AP Photo/J. Delay
Irregular migration into Italy from North Africa has increased again in 2021 | Photo: Getty Images (via DW)
Migrants disembarking from the Ocean Viking in Pozzallo, Italy, on August 8, 2021 | Photo: Francesco Ruta/ANSA/picture-alliance
Meeting between the Italian interior minister Luciana Lamorgese with Libyan national unity government prime minister Abdulhamid Dabaiba, Tripoli, August 4, 2021 | Photo: ANSA/Twitter feed from Italian Interior Ministry @Viminale
One of the rescue operations by the Ocean Viking on July 31 | Photo: ANSA / take from the Twitter feed of @SOSMedItalia
The caskets of some of the victims of the June 30 shipwreck off Lampedusa | Photo: Francesco Terracina / Archive / ANSA
From file: The port of Lampedusa during a transfer of migrants | Photo: Elio Desiderio / Archive / ANSA
On July 25, Tunisia's President Kais Saied suspended parliament and took control of the country's executive branch | Photo: Slim Abid/picture-alliance
Migrant wait to be assisted by crew members of Open Arms in waters off Lampedusa on Thursday, July 29, 2021 | Photo: AP Photo/Santi Palacios/Picture-alliance
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