ROME – Italy’s inside minister says an Italian-flagged migrant rescue ship has been sequestered after it introduced 30 migrants to Italy who had been rescued at sea.
The pinnacle of the Mediterranea Saving People group, Luca Casarini, mentioned he hadn’t obtained any notification that the Mare Jonio had been seized by authorities after its 30 migrants got here ashore Friday on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa. The migrants included two pregnant ladies and a small baby.
Inside Minister Matteo Salvini declared in a tweet that it was the “final journey” for the ship, saying it had been “blocked and sequestered.”
Salvini, head of the right-wing League occasion, has declared Italy’s ports closed to help teams that rescue migrants at sea. His hard-line marketing campaign has vastly lowered the variety of folks arriving in Italy this 12 months.