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Five European countries to take in stranded migrants: Italy PM

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Five European countries to take in stranded migrants: Italy PM

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Sunday said five European countries had agreed to take in 250 of the 450 migrants aboard two EU border agency vessels. “Even Spain and Portugal will take 50 migrants each, as France, Germany and Malta have already done,” Conte said in a tweet. Despite the controversy over who would take the migrants, Conte authorised the disembarkation of all 43 women and 14 children on board.

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