Sea Eye ship appeals for help

Salvini vows ship won't arrive in Italy

(ANSA) - Rome, April 8 - The German NGO Sea Eye's ship Alan Kurdi, which rescued 64 migrants last Wednesday off the coast of Libya, on Monday remains without a port of disembarkation after Italy and its interior minister, Matteo Salvini, refused entry into the country's territorial waters.
    "This ship won't arrive in Italy," Salvini said on a TV talk show Sunday evening.
    "You come here with a permit, saying please and thank you," he said.
    On Sunday the ship launched a plea for help and said weather where it is currently stationed, 30 km off the Maltese coast of Valletta, is worsening.
    On Sunday the NGO appealed directly to Maltese Prime Minister Josep Muscat, but the Maltese government hasn't officially taken a position regarding whether it will let the ship dock at one of its ports.