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Malta authorizes the landing of the last five migrants of the ‘Alan Kurdi’

MADRID, Sep 10 (EUROPE PRESS) –

The Government of Malta has authorized Tuesday the landing of the five migrants left on board the 'Alan Kurdi', the ship of the NGO Sea Eye, after two EU countries have promised that they will take care of the rescued people .

The Maltese Government has informed in a statement of this “European solution”, according to which the five migrants can get off the ship and be relocated “immediately” in two countries that it has not specified. Sea Eye has also withdrawn the complaint filed against Malta.

Malta authorizes the landing of the last five migrants of the ‘Alan Kurdi’
Malta authorizes the landing of the last five migrants of the ‘Alan Kurdi’

The Executive of Joseph Muscat has defended his commitment to the search for “pragmatic decisions” that facilitate “a fair balance between responsibility and solidarity” in this type of cases, the focus of recurrent debate over the successive rescue of migrants and refugees in the Central area of ​​the Mediterranean.

On board the 'Alan Kurdi' there were only five of the 13 rescued migrants left after Malta authorized the landing of several groups for humanitarian reasons. The NGO warned of the conditions on board after a Tunisian teenager tried twice to jump overboard.

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