La nave Ong Ocean Viking carrying 37 shipwrecked people (including 12 minors) rescued off the coast of Libya, has docked at the port of Ancona in Italy, where the modules for the initial reception of migrants are set up, Italian media reported.
On the port’s platform they had lined up about forty operators of the Red Cross including three doctors, together with regional civil protection workers with the commissioner Stefano Aguzzi and the director Stefano Stefoni, officials of the Prefecture, coast guard, financial police, and police, according to the media reports.
The buses that will have to transport the migrants to their destination locations and a team of doctors from the Ministry of Health have arrived. At sea there are instead motorboats of the Nucleo Saf firefighters.
Various banners with writings in support of migrants they were exhibited in a lookout near the port. “Welcome”, “No to the criminalization of NGOs”, “No border, no nation” the inscriptions, flanked by the signs of the ‘welcoming cities’.
These are initiatives promoted by various associations. Previously there were sit-ins in front of the Teatro delle Muse, which is located at the entrance to the port, and in front of the Court of Ancona.