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From file: The Sea-Eye 4 rescue ship | Photo: Sea-Eye
The humanitarian rescue vessel Sea-Watch 3 in the port of Lampedusa | Photo: Picture-alliance/Photoshot
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz | Photo: EPA/FLORIAN WIESER
Captain Claus-Peter Reisch | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Filous
Police have taken possession of the Sea-Watch 3 rescue ship for the time being | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/Sea-Watch.org/C.Grodotzki
Migrants on board the Eleonore rescue boat | Photo: Picture-alliance/dpa/J.Filous
Italian police officers stand in front of German rescue boat Eleonore as migrants wait to disembark in the port of Pozzallo, Sicily on September 2, 2019 | Credit: Francesco Ruta/ANSA via AP