The 630 migrants rescued off the Libyan coast by the charity-run ship Aquarius arrived in the Spanish port of Valencia. Their ordeal and the refusal by Italy and Malta take them in sparked a political row in Europe.
The French government has said it will not allow the Aquarius 2 migrant rescue ship to dock in Marseille. The ship has been repeatedly turned away by Italy and forced to stop in Malta and Spain in recent months.
The Aquarius has docked at the port of Marseille, carrying with it uncertainty about the future of migrant rescue missions. But even as the humanitarian vessel ends operations indefinitely, some see hope on the horizon.
Panama authorities have begun procedures to revoke the registration of the Aquarius 2, the last migrant rescue ship operating in the central Mediterranean. Charities say the Italian government is to blame for the move.
Italy's interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has let minors leave a rescue ship in Sicily, but 150 people remain on board. He has demanded other EU countries, including Germany, take in the remaining migrants.
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