Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats


Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats
  1. Another ship suspends migrant rescues citing Libyan threats
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    ROME (AP) — A second humanitarian group is suspending migrant rescues in the Mediterranean Sea due to Libyan t…
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ROME (AP) — A second humanitarian group is suspending migrant rescues in the Mediterranean Sea due to Libyan threats.

Germany-based Sea-Eye said Sunday that "with a heavy heart" it was forced to halt its ship's rescue activity for its crew's safety.

A day earlier, NGO Doctors Without Borders similarly cited Libyan threats in saying it's suspending sea rescue activities.

Libya has warned that it's extending its own search-and-rescue area to beyond the 12-mile limit Italy and other countries consider the boundary of Libyan territorial waters. A Spanish NGO rescue ship reported that the Libyan coast guard last week fired warning shots …

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