Stranded migrants: Three ships to take 629 people on Aquarius to Spain
A charity looking after 629 rescued migrants on a ship stranded off Malta says two Italian vessels will help take them to the Spanish port of Valencia.
SOS Méditerranée and Spanish officials said the Aquarius would be joined by an Italian coastguard ship and a warship.
The migrants were picked up from inflatable boats off Libya at the weekend. Both Italy and Malta had refused to let the Aquarius dock.
SOS Méditerranée tweeted photos of supplies arriving on board on Tuesday.
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