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A solution in sight for the 47 migrants from Sea Watch 3 (V2)

(B2) A solution is in sight to welcome migrants aboard the Sea Watch 3, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced on Tuesday (January 29), keen to defuse the crisis between his country and the Netherlands (flag country) which refuse to welcome only the 47 people picked up by the NGO ship.

A distribution between several countries

Six countries – Germany, France, Luxembourg, Malta, Portugal, Romania – + Italy have agreed to distribute the migrants. A solution adopted on the sidelines of the summit of Mediterranean countries in Cyprus, the same day.

The European Commission as mediator

The European Commission " plays an active coordinating role” in this new showdown in the Mediterranean. “We should all facilitate this landing said European Commission spokeswoman Natasha Bertaud during a press briefing in Brussels on Tuesday.

(NGV with AC)

updated game 31.1

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).