migrant arrivals

Migrants rest while EU commissioner for Home Affairs Ylva Johansson (not pictured) inspects the Obrenovac migrant reception centre in Obrenovac, Serbia, 18 June 2021 | Photo: EPA / ANDREJ CUKIC
Germany wants to continue to pursue closer ties to Italy, Scholz said following a visit to Berlin by Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni | Photo: Michael Sohn/AP Photo/picture alliance
From file: Antonio Tajani | Photo: AFP/Aris Oikonomou
Checks carried out in Slovenia along the border with Italy | Photo: ANSA/Mauro Zocchi
From file: These migrants from Morocco were lucky to have made it to Gran Canaria | Photo: Picture-alliance/AP Photo/Javier Bauluz
Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani meets theTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs during the mission in Ankara, Turkey, 13 January 2023 |  Photo: Archive ANSA/ANGELO CARCONI
From file: A boat full of migrants reaches Lampedusa | Photo:  ARCHIVE/ANSA/CONCETTA RIZZO
The number of irregular crossings on the Central Mediterranean migration route increased by half in 2022 | Photo: Vincenzo Circosta/AA/picture alliance
A picture taken as one of 73 migrants disembarks the MSF-run ship Geo Barents in the port of Ancona on January 12 | Photo: @MSF_Sea Twitter feed
The Geo Barents, of MSF, enters the port of Ancona on January 12 | Photo: ANSA/DAVIDE GENNARI
he ship of the NGO SOS Mediterranée Ocean Viking with113 migrants on board touched the quay of the port of Ravenna, greeted by the cry "Welcome to Italy" of some activists of Mediterranea Saving Humans, Italy, 31 December 2022 | Photo: ANSA/PASQUALE BOVE
Migrants in front of the Prefecture in Trieste waiting to be welcomed and sheltered, 5 October, 2022 | Photo: ALICE RITA FUMIS /FMS/ANSA