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Malta: UNHCR welcomes Aquarius resolution, but stresses need for more predictable approach to disembarkation

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Malta, World
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency applauds yesterday’s decision by the Government of Malta to permit the disembarkation of 141 asylum-seekers and migrants rescued on the Central Mediterranean by an NGO boat, the Aquarius. We also commend those European countries who have come forward to offer relocation places for rescued passengers post-disembarkation. This demonstrates the benefits that can be reaped from a collaborative approach. Nonetheless

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