In the Strait of Sicily rescued three thousand workers. This is stated in the coast guard of Italy Twitter.
The rescue involved Navy ships Italian coast guard and the European mission in Sofia.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Italy Paolo Gentiloni stated that Italy should not fight alone with the phenomenon of migration. He stressed that this issue will be discussed during the Italian-would tsyganva flooded ancestral intergovernmental consultations to be held on Wednesday in Italy with the participation of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Earlier, the Libyan coast were rescued by 6.5 thousand migrants. For the last four days assistance was provided to more than 13 thousand refugees.
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