In the picture, Friuli Venezia Giulia governor Massimiliano Fedriga | Photo: ANSA
Migrants waiting to be rescued by the NGO ship Aquarius after their boat that sank about 30 miles off the Libyan coast last November | Photo: ANSA/ PO SOS MEDITERRANEE/ SUZANNE FRIEDEL
Sub-Saharan migrants disembark from a Sea Rescue vessel upon their arrival to the port of Motril in Granada, Spain, 27 April 2019 | Photo: EPA/Miguel Paquet
The sailboat upon which some migrants reached Calabria | Photo: ANSA
Crossing the Mediterranean is extremely risky for migrants
A small boat carrying migrants off the southeast coast of Spain, north of the Moroccan-Algerian border, in the Mediterranean Sea | Photo: ARCHIVE/EPA
the Mare Jonio, run by Mediterranea Saving Humans, picked up 30 migrants on May 9 | Photo: Screenshot Twitter
The Sea-Watch 3 search-and-rescue ship enters the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
The 'Mare Ionio' vessel of the Italian migrant-rescue NGO Mediterranea off the Lampedusa harbour | Photo: ARCHIVE/ELIO DESIDERIO/ANSA
A walkabout with the Italian and Tunisian Prime Ministers and their staff in Tunisia on 30.04.19 on the occasion of the signing of accords between the two countries | Credit: Use of this photo with kind permission of the Italian Government under the Creative Commons Licence CC-BY-NC-SA 3.0 IT
A migrant disembarks from the Italian Coast Guard ship 'Diciotti' in the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
A rescue operation by NGO Proactiva Open Arms | PHOTO: EPA/Proactiva Open Arms