Malta: Government threatens veto over migrant sharing deal

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Malta Today reveals that the government is threatening to veto the appointment of the commander nominated to run Operation Irini unless EU countries burden-sharing of migrants kept on tourist boats on Hurds Bank.

The paper quotes Opposition Justice spokesperson Jason Azzopardi that a reduction of a prison sentence to a former prosecutor charged with money laundering constitutes a ‘judicial scandal’ and called for an investigation by the Commission for the Administration of Justice.

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