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An additional five bodies have been recovered following a shipwreck which took place off the Calabrian coast on February 26 | Photo: Reuters
A boat drifting southeast of Malta, sighted by the Italian Coast Guard and reported to the Maltese authorities | Photo: ARCHIVE/ANSA/GUARDIA COSTIERA MALTA /DC
EMERGENCY search-and-rescue vessel facilitates rescue in international waters off the coast of Libya. 
 | Photo: EMERGENCY/G.Micalizzi
Greek coast guard vessel with rescued migrants on board on February 23, 2023 | Photo:
 Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani (left) attends a ceremony for the handing over of a patrol boat to Libyan authorities on February 6, 2023 | Giuseppe Lami/ANSA
The Sea-Eye 4 rescue ship docked at the port of Naples, February 6, 2023 | Photo:
picture alliance / Kontrolab / Salvatore Laporta
At least three people died in the latest migrant shipwreck on island of Lesbos, Greece, February 7, 2023 | Photo: Reuters/Elias Marcou
Banners to welcome migrants after search-and-rescue ship Geo Barents of MSF, with 237 migrants onboard, docks at the port of La Spezia, Italy, January 28, 2023 | Photo: EPA / LUCA ZENNARO
The crew of the Geo Barents carry out a rescue operation in the Mediterranean on Wednesday, January 25 | Photo: Mohammed Cheblak / MSF Doctors without Borders handout via Reuters
Sea-Eye rescuers with migrants in the Mediterranean, November 14, 2022 | Photo: picture alliance / ROPI | JOE RABE
Members of the crew of Iuventa, a search and rescue ship run by Jugend Rettet, face criminal accusations. The ship was seized five years ago | Source: Iuventa10
From file: Sea rescue operation at night off the coast of Lampedusa by an Italian Coastal Guard patrol boat, January 2022 | Photo: ANSA / Guardia Costiera