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Europe reaches plan to resettle 49

Jan 10, 2019 - The Washington Post

Migrants rescued off Libyan coast had waited in limbo for weeks

ROME - The longest impasse over what to do with migrants rescued in the Mediterranean concluded Wednesday with a patchwork solution that is unlikely to settle urgent questions about European migration policy - or make the next rescue operation any smoother.

Forty-nine migrants had been rescued in late December off the Libyan coast, pulled from flimsy boats by a pair of rescue ships operated by two small German humanitari...