"yet another provocation: after days spent on Maltese waters, is the Dutch ship, the Sea Watch 3 on the way to Italy with 47 migrants on board", wrote Salvini on Twitter. the
"I repeat that our directive does not change and will not change. No one will be coming ashore in Italy. We are ready to drugs, food and all the necessary (for the migrants on board, red.) to send, but the Italian ports, are and remain closed."
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Day 5 for our 47 guests aboard #SeaWatch3. The shelter on the aft-deck is leaky, so people are already wet and cold. Again, we're facing a major storm coming in tomorrow. And again we are without a #PortOfSafety. @EU_Commission, we don't have time for this. #OpenThePorts now! pic.twitter.com/T2tcyN3OT7Sea Watch International(@ seawatch_intl) link
The ship, the Sea Watch 3, that is part of the German ngo Sea Watch but under the Dutch flag, picked up 6 days ago 47 migrants in Libya, and looking for since a port where it can dock. Malta and Italy refuse the ship access has to offer. the
"A fifth day without safe harbor for the 47 survivors aboard the SeaWatch. Tomorrow is from the northwest, a strong interference is expected, a storm. The people on board have suffered from the cold. We have as soon as possible need shelter, a safe haven", let the ngo on Twitter to know.