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Italy: 'It's over' - Salvini as Spain receives Aquarius migrants02:55

Italy: 'It's over' - Salvini as Spain receives Aquarius migrants

Italy, Seregno
June 17, 2018 at 13:39 GMT -00:00 · Published

Italian Minister of Interior Matteo Salvini celebrated his hard stance on migration during a rally in the Lombardy town of Seregno on Sunday.

Commenting on the docking of the NGO boat Aquarius in Spain, Salvini said: "I thank the Spanish government but I hope they will admin other 60,629 alleged refugees. We do not take offense."

The right-wing Lega Nord leader went on to say: "Even better, if after the Spanish, the French would come, the Portuguese would come, the Maltese would come, we will be the happiest people in the world."

Salvini once again bolstered his governmental actions and his decision to shut down Italian ports to NGOs, "It's over. We welcome who deserves to be welcomed. We save lives. We save women, men and children. But Italy will no longer be the European refugee camp."

Italy: 'It's over' - Salvini as Spain receives Aquarius migrants02:55
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Italian Minister of Interior Matteo Salvini celebrated his hard stance on migration during a rally in the Lombardy town of Seregno on Sunday.

Commenting on the docking of the NGO boat Aquarius in Spain, Salvini said: "I thank the Spanish government but I hope they will admin other 60,629 alleged refugees. We do not take offense."

The right-wing Lega Nord leader went on to say: "Even better, if after the Spanish, the French would come, the Portuguese would come, the Maltese would come, we will be the happiest people in the world."

Salvini once again bolstered his governmental actions and his decision to shut down Italian ports to NGOs, "It's over. We welcome who deserves to be welcomed. We save lives. We save women, men and children. But Italy will no longer be the European refugee camp."

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