The humanitarian rescue ship Ocean Viking has received the green light to disembark in Sicily, Italy 294 persons rescued from distress at sea. Some of the survivors have been holding out on the ship for ten days and nights.
247 people rescued from the Mediterranean by the Ocean Viking have landed in Italy, after spending days at sea. Another 129 migrants were rescued by the Sea-Watch 4.
Libyan and Italian mayors met on Saturday in Siracusa, Sicily to discuss local governance, according to the Italian Embassy in Libya.
Italy launched an investigation against the Libyan Coast Guards after footage emerged last week, which appeared to show the guards firing shots on a boat full of migrants in the Mediterranean Sea.