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The Godetia to the rescue of a new migrant ship

(B2) The Belgian ship, engaged in the Frontex operation, the Godetia has ensured the rescue of several ships in recent days. On Tuesday (June 2), 134 migrants were recovered. Migrants who were on a drifting and overloaded boat ” we specify to the Belgian Defense. " Some passengers had to receive medical aid ". THE Godetia making this his second rescue operation since his involvement in Operation Triton. Last Friday, the Belgian ship had already been to the rescue of around 200 migrants, aboard a boat including “ the engine had broken down ”, according to the official version. Mainly Syrians and Sudanese. It was part of a larger operation by various navies, Italian and European, in which nearly 5000 shipwreck victims were recovered in 2 days (read: Off the coast of Libya, European navies unite to save more than 4000 migrants from the waters)


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).