The newspapers quote a letter from Dimitris Avramopoulos, the migratiecommissaris of the EU, to the European Parliament, which state that saving lives is a top priority of the EU. He argues that non-governmental organisations have a key role in this was played and that their work should not be 'criminalized'.Read also EU sets up a rescue operation for the refugees stop for the Libyan coast
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This week, the EU has her Surgery Sophie in the Mediterranean Sea are suspended. There was disagreement about how the rescued refugees the states had to be divided. The Italian government was opposed to a renewal of Operation Sophia, unless member states take in more refugees want to include. The surgery will still be air support to provide to the Libyan coast guard.
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