Italy won't duck int'nal commitments -FM (3)

'Fully involved in' Sophia mission

(ANSA) - Rome, July 9 - Foreign Minister Enrico Moavero Milanesi said on the prospect of revising the EU's migrant rescue mission Sophia that "we won't duck our international commitments, we are full involved (in Sophia) and we don't intend to move outside the framework of international law, and therefore European law". Moavero Milanesi was speaking after the European Commission said Sophia's remit would be strategically revised soon.
    He also spoke after Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Italy would close its ports to European navy ships, as it has done with NGO ships.