Coast guard denies Mare Jonio SAR activities

Not in line with rescue norms

(ANSA) - Rome, April 24 - The Italian coast guard on Wednesday stopped the NGO migrant rescue ship Mare Jonio carrying out search and rescue (SAR) activities in the Mediterranean until it complies with sector regulations.
    The decision came after the coast guard carried out an inspection on the ship, which is the only Italian-flagged rescue ship and operated by the NGO Mediterranea Saving Humans.
   

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