347 illegal migrants landed in Italy on a boat from Tunisia this week. With thousands arriving since mid-February, Italy’s Interior Minister Roberto Maroni now fears additional illegal migration will also arrive from Libya.
“They are now fleeing to the west [Tunisia] and to the east [Egypt] but I expect in the future they could also head north [towards Italy],” Maroni told parliament. Even though Maroni warned EU interior ministers of a “catastrophic humanitarian emergency,” some EU officials believe Rome is over-reacting to the situation. Read more from BBC News.
Do you think Italy is over-reacting about the migration? If so, what can they do to regulate? Photo from BBC
Do you think Italy is over-reacting about the migration? If so, what can they do to regulate?
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