Italy Threatens to Shut Ports in View of Migrant Crisis

  • Italy has issued a stern warning that it would be shutting its port off to vessels that are carrying migrants. Maurizio Massari, the representative of Italy to EU has stated as such in a letter where he has termed the situation “unsustainable”. Paolo Gentiloni, the Prime Minister of Italy, has said that other countries in Europe have not been helping it in this critical issue. It is said that in the past four days around 10,000 people have tried to come to Italy from countries in North Africa.

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