Without the prospect of a safe harbour to two German harren organizations help more with 49 rescued migrants on Board their vessels in the Mediterranean sea. Malta and Italy denied on Sunday the entry into their ports. Pope Francis addressed a "troubled appeal" to the European heads of state and government, to show solidarity with the people. "The country is close enough to touch," said the spokesman for the organization's Sea-Watch, Ruben Neugebauer, on the weekend. The ships of the Sea Watch and Sea-Eye are located in front of the Maltese coast, but you are not allowed to moor there. The 32 people on Board the "Sea-Watch 3" is already on 22. December saved. The EU have taken the Rescued in "hostage," said Neugebauer. On the "Professor Albrecht Penck" of the Regensburger organization Sea-Eye a further 17 migrants waiting for permission to start a port.
the number of refugees in Germany drops
Also, the Federal government ended the impasse. A spokesman for the interior Ministry said, one is for recording the people – in the context of a "broad European distribution solution". The government was not doing, as in similar cases previously set for a rapid solution "in the framework of the common European responsibility and solidarity". It is not the first Time that rescue vessels are blocked on the sea, while the EU-wrestling member States to find a solution for the people. Since the populist government in Italy in the summer, the local ports are de facto commencement of sealing the vessels of the auxiliary organizations. The rights of the Minister of the interior Matteo Salvini, defended his course: "Italy has been much too long an open port, while Europe has refereed to the migrants and us laughing. Now it's enough," said the Vice-Premier of the daily newspaper "Il Messaggero". Prior to this, the other Deputy head of the government, Luigi Di Maio had sent a somewhat different message. Italy will take children and their mothers from the ships, when the country let the ships land. He rejected, Salvini, thus, ignored. "I agree with the hard line: We can't assume alone the problems of the EU in relation to migrants", he told the "Corriere della Sera".More about
UNHCR report, More than 2,200 refugees in 2018 in the Mediterranean seaRalph Schulze, Tilman Schröter
drowned While the numbers of Refugees in the world in 2018 are again increased, the number of arrivals in Germany. How the refugee work of the United Nations, informed only decreased in Germany, the number of asylum applications in the first six months of last year to 20 percent. In the first half of 2018 81.800 applications for asylum had been registered. In 2017, we were in the same period, Eaton has approximately 101,000 applications.dpa/epd