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A tug boat from the company Augusta Offshore | Photo: Augusta Offshore S.P.A/ FACEBOOK
European Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi gives a press conference on February 9, 2021 | Photo: EPA/Stephanie Lecocq
Migrants intercepted and returned to Libya by the coast guard on Thursday, February 4, 2021 | Screenshot from Twitter @msehlisafa
Ocean Viking crew rescue migrants at sea | Photo: Fabian Mondl / SOS Mediteranee
The Ocean Viking rescue vessel | Photo: SOS Méditerranée
Experienced Seaman on board ship in September 2014 | Photo: With kind permission from Abdullah Sabra
File: An abandoned life jacket in the Aegean Sea in 2016 | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/L.Pitarakis
Some of those rescued aboard the Open Arms boat in mid-November 2020 | Photo: Reuters
European Commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium | Photo: Virginia Mayo / EPA
Migrants disembark from a boat from Tunisia in the port of Lampedusa on October 10, 2020 | Photo: Concetta Rizzo/ANSA
The honorary president of the association ResQ, Gherardo Colombo | Photo: ANSA/Duilio Piaggesi
A group of Moroccans cross the Straits of Gibraltar on an inflatable boat in 2018 | Photo: Reuters / Jon Nazca