Italy's Matteo Salvini allows migrant children to leave rescue ship

More than 100 adults will remain onboard vessel moored for days off Lampedusa islandItaly’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has reluctantly authorised 27 migrant children rescued at sea to disembark from a charity vessel anchored...

Italy's Matteo Salvini allows migrant children to leave rescue ship

More than 100 adults will remain onboard vessel moored for days off Lampedusa island

Italy’s far-right interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has reluctantly authorised 27 migrant children rescued at sea to disembark from a charity vessel anchored in limbo off Lampedusa island for days.

In a letter on Saturday, Salvini told the prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, he could authorise the “alleged” minors to leave the Open Arms ship, despite it being “divergent to my orientation.”

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