The rescue ship ‘Ocean Viking’ was released for docking in Port Empedocle, Sicily, in order to disembark the 180 rescued migrants who were in a “critical” situation until one of them attempted suicide on Friday.
The NGO SOS Mediterranée, which manages the ‘Ocena Viking’, reported that “the ship has finally received instructions to go to Sicily. The 180 survivors will disembark in the port tomorrow.”
“The unnecessary delay in this landing has put life at risk. The EU has been silent for the past few days. There has been no initiative to resume the Maltese Resettlement Agreement. There were no signs of solidarity with the.” Coastal states, “added the NGO.
The group also reports on the rating of a doctor who was able to visit the Ocean Viking on Friday, which would confirm what they had previously told the authorities: “I was able to determine enormous psychological stress on the ship to the point consider that the situation is almost out of control for both the guests and the crew. “