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27th May 2016

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Italy: Boat migrants are landing 'non-stop'

Interior minister Angelino Alfano says Italy rescued 4,000 boat migrants in past 48 hours and estimated 600,000 more ready to come from Libya this year. "It [the EU] cannot say that, having given €80mn to [border agency] Frontex, the problem has been resolved," he added, the Guardian reports.

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