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Migrant rescue vessel Sea-Eye 4 leaving the port of August on Sicily on April 6 | Photo: Maik Lüdemann/sea-eye.org
A photo of the latest Ocean Viking rescue shared by SOS Mediterranee on Twitter on April 27, 2022 | Photo: @SOSMedIntl on Twitter
A migrant aboard the Open Arms prays during the morning off Lampedusa Island in southern Italy, August 19, 2019 | Photo: EPA/Francisco Gentico
The Sea-Eye 4 rescue ship | Photo: Sea-Eye
From file: Germany has said it will not train the Libyan coast guard as part of Operation Irini  | Photo: picture-alliance/German Ministry of Defence
Libyan Red Crescent workers pick up bodies near Sabratha, February 28, 2022 | Credit: Twitter @rgowans / Libyan Red Crescent
From file: 60 rescued migrants disembark the Geo Barents on the the port of Augusta on Sicily on September 29, 2021 | Photo: MSF
Tunisian influencer Chaïma Ben Mahmoud filmed and posted on her TikTok account her crossing of the Mediterranean to Lampedusa | Photo: Screenshot/TikTok
From file: Tunisian Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi (L) and Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa (R) during a meeting at Sao Bento Palace in Lisbon, Portugal | Photo: Rodrigo Antunes / EPA
The pope called on European governments to keep the promises it made to help the suffering | Photo: Guiseppe Lami/ZUMA Press/Imago images
Migrants rescued by Sea-Watch wait to disembark in Pozzallo, Italy, on October 23, 2021 | Photo: Picture-alliance/ANSA/FRANCESCO RUTA
Cyprus is the EU's eastern-most country, lying just west of the coast of Lebanon. Many migrants also arrive in the country via Turkey and the land border between the Turkish-controlled northern part of the island and the Greek-speaking south | Source: Google Maps