Spain to send navy ship for persons on board Open Arms

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The Spanish government said on Tuesday it would send a navy ship to the Italian island of Lampedusa to escort the Open Arms rescue ship back to Spain.

Euronews reports that the Socialist government said in a statement:  “The Audaz will depart this afternoon at 5 pm and will sail for three days to Lampedusa, where it will take charge of the people hosted by the Open Arms and escort the boat … to the port of Palma in Mallorca.”

Via Euronews

 

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