Spain overtakes Italy for migrant arrivals

Volume arriving via W. Med route triples over last year - IOM

(ANSA) - Geneva, July 27 - Migrant arrivals to Spain overtook those to Italy in July, the International Organisation for Migration said on Friday. As of 25 July arrivals to Italy stood at 18,130 and arrivals to Spain at 20,992. To date just over 38% of all Mediterranean irregular migrants have come via the Western Mediterranean route to Spain, whose irregular migration volume has more than tripled with respect to the same period last year.
   

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