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A small boat at La Santa dock in Lanzarote, Canary Islands, 25 October 2018 | Photo: Imago
Pia Klemp | Photo: Picture-alliance/Geisler-Fotopress/C.Hardt
An Italian coast guard vessel arriving on Lampedusa | Photo: Elio Desiderio/ANSA via AP
File photo of migrants stranded on a tuna pen in 2008 | Source: Times of Malta
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini during an ANSA forum | Photo: ANSA/ETTORE FERRARI
The Sea-Watch 3 search-and-rescue ship enters the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO
The Aita Mari in Lesbos, Greece, April 2019 | Photo: Aita Mari
The 'Mare Ionio' vessel of the Italian migrant-rescue NGO Mediterranea off the Lampedusa harbour | Photo: ARCHIVE/ELIO DESIDERIO/ANSA
A Libyan navy patrol boat arrives in port in Tripoli | Photo: ANSA/Libyan Navy Press Office
A migrant rescued from waters between Malta and Libya Photo: Picture-Alliance/Y. Nardi/ Italian Red Cross
A migrant disembarks from the Italian Coast Guard ship 'Diciotti' in the port of Catania, Italy | Photo: ANSA/ORIETTA SCARDINO