In Italy 1100 refugees were rescued by the coast guard on Sunday, August 28. All of them, the report says the Italian authorities, was discovered in the Strait of Sicily. The migrants moved on eight rubber boats, two punts and a large fishing boat. Representatives of the coast guard not reported countries of origin of refugees, reports Deutsche Welle.

According to the International organization for migration published on 26 August, only this year in Italy by sea arrived at about 105 thousand refugees, most of whom departed from Libya. 2700 migrants died in overcrowded boats.

After the closing of the Balkan route and reach agreement on refugees between the EU and Turkey, the sea route from Libya to Italy was almost the main way for migrants to reach Western Europe.

After the closing of the Balkan route of penetration of refugees into the EU, illegal migrants have become iskatelia way.

Off the coast of Italy in the Strait of Sicily rescued a 1,100 refugees 29.08.2016

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