Mission accomplished on Sea Watch, probe NGO - Salvini

EU forced to intervene by Italy govt

(ANSA) - Rome, January 30 - Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said Wednesday "mission accomplished!" on the Sea-Watch 3 NGO migrant rescue ship after six countries agreed to take in its 47 rescued migrants, but now the NGO's "conduct" should be probed.
    "Mission accomplished! Once again thanks to the work of the Italian government and the determination of the interior ministry, Europe has been forced to intervene and assume its responsibilities," he said.
    "Six countries have agreed to take the immigrants on board the Sea Watch3, coordinating with the European Commission: France, Portugal, Germany, Malta, Luxembourg and Romania.
    "On the basis of the documentation gathered, an investigation should be opened to shed light on the conduct of the NGO".


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