Two days after the proclamation of a state of emergency on Board the "Ocean Viking" received instructions, in the port of the Sicilian port city of Porto Empedocle to enter. The 180 rescued at sea, the refugees were embarked on Monday in port said SOS Mediterranée on Sunday afternoon on Twitter. "The undue delay has brought life in danger," criticized the Maritime search and rescue. The EU have to weigh in the last few days swollen.
The Italian authorities had carried out according to the rescue organization on Sunday morning Corona Tests on Board the vessel while it was located to the South of Sicily in international waters. On Saturday, a Team of doctors on Board the ship had come to examine the psychological Situation of the Rescued.
the crew of The "Ocean Viking" had the refugees in four operations between the 25. and the 30. June from distress rescued. The state of emergency had been proclaimed, after the two Rescued had jumped into the water. Growing tensions would have been discharged in threats of violence against Rescued, and the 44-person crew, reported SOS Mediterranée.
the German interior Minister, Horst Seehofer (CSU) said on Sunday that the hope for a political agreement on the Reform of the European asylum system during the German EU Council presidency. Germany, the EU-presidency 1. July taken. "A blueprint for the unification of Europe" could be the agreement that was made at the time of the rescue, said the Federal Minister of the interior of the "world on Sunday". So far, only five to six States involved, but this is an emergency mechanism that was decided last year in Malta and the days long Endure on the Mediterranean sea from the search and rescue ships should prevent it.
"We have not seen any Initiative for the resumption of the agreement with Malta for the relocation of rescued people, not a sign of solidarity with the coastal States," wrote SOS Mediterranée on Twitter. In the next week, the EU interior Ministers, to talk, among other things, the search and rescue.Updated Date: 05 July 2020, 18:19