Italy migrants: Matteo Salvini calls for end to Sicily 'refugee camp'

Italy migrants: Matteo Salvini calls for end to Sicily 'refugee camp'
 

Italy's new interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has said on a visit to Sicily that the island must stop being "the refugee camp of Europe".
The leader of the far-right League party said his government's plans on migrants were not "hard line... but common sense".
He said that increasing deportations and limiting new arrivals would end up saving lives.
However, critics have cast doubt on the feasibility of Mr Salvini's plans.
Italy is the main destination for migrants crossing from North Africa to Europe, although numbers have fallen in recent months.
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3 June 2018 in World News, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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