Tuesday, 25 June 2019 02:04 GMT

Portugal set to welcome some migrants

(MENAFN) Portugal has expressed readiness to host up to 10 of the 64 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean Sea.

According to the Ministry of Internal Administration, it had already expressed the purpose to the government of Malta, after the cooperation agreement reached between Portugal, Germany, France and Luxembourg, with the coordination of the European Commission.

It said the country is "taking on its commitment to solidarity and European cooperation in the field of migration by actively participating in all reception processes."

The Portuguese government "continues to defend an integrated, stable and permanent European solution to meet the migratory challenge," it added.


Portugal set to welcome some migrants

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