Italy under pressure due to 30% migrant rise

 
Italy’s ability to cope with the influx of asylum seekers is under strain following a 30% increase in the number of arrivals so far this year, EU border agency Frontex said Wednesday. “Italy remained under migratory pressure last month,” it said. “The number of migrants arriving through the Central Mediterranean route in March rose by more than one-fifth to 10,800. “This brought the total for the first three months of the year to nearly 24,250, almost 30% higher than the figure from the same period of 2016”.
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