The record number of migrants and refugees will be registered in Italy at the end of 2016, local media reported on Monday.
Italy: Record 2016 pushes migrant arrivals to over half million
- Nearly a fifth more migrants arrived in Italy by boat this year, setting a record and bringing the three-year total to more than half a million, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.
In commenting on the figures, a ministry official took another swipe at the lack of help from other European Union countries to deal with the crisis.
"And it has done so without a great deal of European solidarity."(Excerpt) Read more at: uk.reuters.com ...
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- A total of 27,500 migrants and refugees landed on Italian shores in October, the highest figure ever recorded in the central Mediterranean..