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MIL OSI-C. Mediterranean Region: Portugal

In response to the call from the European Commission, Portugal is available to accommodate up to 35 people out of the 356 rescued by the humanitarian ship Ocean Viking, which is on the Sicilian canal between Malta and Lampedusa.

Ocean Viking has been waiting for 10 days for permission to dock at a safe European port.

Portugal, France, Germany, Romania and Luxembourg are the countries that have so far expressed their willingness to welcome some of the people in this group, in a gesture of humanitarian solidarity and a common desire to provide European solutions to the issue of migration and human tragedies. in the Mediterranean.

Portugal has actively participated in all reception processes. This has been the case with several rescues from Open Arms, Lifeline, Aquarius I, Diciotti, Aquarius II, Sea Watch III, Alan Kurdi and other small vessels, and since 2018 our country has welcomed a total of 132 people.

Notwithstanding this always manifest solidarity availability, the Portuguese Government continues to advocate an integrated, stable and permanent European solution to respond to the migration challenge.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

MIL OSI-C. Mediterranean Region: Portugal

In response to the call from the European Commission, Portugal is available to accommodate up to 35 people out of the 356 rescued by the humanitarian ship Ocean Viking, which is on the Sicilian canal between Malta and Lampedusa.

Ocean Viking has been waiting for 10 days for permission to dock at a safe European port.

Portugal, France, Germany, Romania and Luxembourg have so far expressed their willingness to welcome some of the people in this group, in a gesture of humanitarian solidarity and a common desire to provide European solutions to the issue of migration and human tragedies. in the Mediterranean.

Portugal has actively participated in all reception processes. This has been the case with several rescues from Open Arms, Lifeline, Aquarius I, Diciotti, Aquarius II, Sea Watch III, Alan Kurdi and other small vessels, and since 2018 our country has welcomed a total of 132 people.

Notwithstanding this always manifest solidarity availability, the Portuguese Government continues to advocate an integrated, stable and permanent European solution to respond to the migration challenge.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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