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Italian minister warns 600,000 migrants to cross Mediterranean

07.04.14 @ 09:18

  1. By EUOBSERVER

Italy's interior minister has claimed that up to 600,000 potential migrants could try to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe from North Africa this summer. “This is not just an Italian issue, we will fight in Europe to defend this border properly,” said Angelino Alfano, calling for more EU assistance.