August 6, 2020

Charities to resume migrant rescues in Mediterranean

Paris (AFP) – Humanitarian organisations will resume migrant rescues this month in the Mediterranean Sea, where none have operated since the Ocean Viking¬†vessel docked in Italy in early July, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Sea-Watch said Thursday.Before the Ocean Viking’s last mission, rescue operations in the Mediterranean had been suspended for months due to the global coronavirus pandemic.Announcing they will join forces, the French and German groups said they will deploy rescuers on a new ship, dubbed the Sea-Watch 4, currently docked in Spain.Sea-Watch will provide the crew, and MSF th…


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