France will welcome the humanitarian ship in the port of Toulon on Friday morning, announces Gérald Darmanin

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12:41 : SOS Méditerranée had been asking Italy for more than a week to open one of its portsoceanic viking. International and maritime law were imposed on him, insists Gérald Darmanin, who denounces how “unacceptable” the decision of the new far-right government of Giorgia Meloni. In response, France will not apply a European agreement in which it undertakes to welcome 3,500 migrants arriving in Italy in the name of European solidarity in one year, assures the Minister of the Interior, who announces that a meeting at European level on this theme will be held soon.

12:35 : “LPersons not covered by the right of residence and asylum on our territory will be subject to the expulsion procedure without delay., assures Gérald Darmanin, who announces that Germany has undertaken to take in one third of the castaways who meet the conditions to benefit from asylum or residence permits. Other European states “they are currently in the process of informing us of the number of people they wish to welcome on their land”.

12:34 : The humanitarian ship chartered by SOS Méditerranée to help shipwrecked migrants at sea carries 234 rescued migrants on board for almost three weeks. Upon arrival, these passengers will receive a “health and medical assistance” in Toulon.

12:28 : The humanitarian ship oceanic viking it will dock tomorrow morning at the military port of Toulon, announces Gérald Darmanin at the end of the Council of Ministers.

12:00 pm. : It’s noon! It’s time to take stock of the news this morning:

The government announced the medical evacuation of four passengers aboard the humanitarian ship Oceanic Viking, stranded in the Mediterranean with 234 migrants on board and the subject of a showdown between France and Italy. Among the four people disembarked there are three migrants “in serious state of health” and a companion, according to SOS Méditerranée. Follow the situation in our live.

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12:02 : “If it were decided that the boat should arrive in Toulon, it would become of military domain and not of public domain. (…) But we cannot say at the moment I speak to you that this boat will arrive in France. Nothing is registered”Hubert Falco, mayor of Toulon, says on BFMTV, as the government has just announced the medical evacuation of four passengers aboard the humanitarian ship oceanic viking.

11:22 : “One of the patients has been unstable and unresponsive to onboard care since October 27. The other two have suffered injuries in Libya which, due to the long delay in treatment, now face long-term negative consequences”a spokesman for the NGO said.

11:28 : L‘Oceanic Viking asked “urgent medical evacuation” of three people who are “in serious state of health and in need of hospital treatment”according to SOS Mediterraneo.

11:27 : “The General Secretariat for the Sea, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, is carrying out a medical evacuation operation at sea for four migrants currently on board theoceanic viking“, announces in a statement this body linked to Matignon and headed by the former prefect of police of Paris Didier Lallement. According to the NGO SOS Méditerranée, there are three migrants and a companion.

11:27 : The government announces the medical evacuation of four people aboard the humanitarian ship oceanic vikingstranded in the Mediterranean with 234 migrants on board and the subject of a showdown between France and Italy.

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