France prepared to take in 40 Open Arms migrants: ministry

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18 aug. 2019, 15.27

France is prepared to take in 40 migrants who fulfil the criteria for gaining refugee status from the Spanish Open Arms rescue vessel, the French interior ministry said Sunday.

The migrants must be "in need of protection", the ministry said in a statement. The Open Arms' ship Proactiva has 105 migrants it picked up in the Mediterranean some two weeks ago.