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Italy is to allow migrant rescue ships to dock until the EU reaches a deal to distribute new arrivals.
Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi said Italy would continue to accept vessels for five weeks while the EU renegotiated its existing policy.
Italy’s new right-wing government has taken a hard line on migration.
The country is the main point of entry for Africans
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