Italy accuses Malta of ‘dumping’ another immigration problem on it, as 184 migrants land in Lampedusa
184 immigrants landed in Lampedusa using small boats. Sources of the Interior Ministry in Italy said that “Malta, for the umpteenth time, has dumped the problem on Italy”.
The Italian Ministry of the Interior is working on “innovative and effective solutions” to manage these arrivals. Among the options being examined, there is also flash repatriation of migrants arriving from Tunisia.
Meanwhile, a small boat with 15 Tunisians on board has finished the fuel and is drifting in Maltese waters. TgCom quotes sources of the Italian Interior Ministry, who are urging an intervention from Malta, for now without results.
TGCOM / Malta Independent