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Denmark in dialog with Tunisia about fate of migrants aboard Maersk ship

The Danish government believes that Tunisia is responsible for the 27 migrants that have now been stranded aboard Maersk Etienne for more than a month off the coast of Malta. Malta and Denmark both refuse to accept them.

Kaare Dybvad Bek (Social Democratic Party), acting Minister of Immigration and Integration in Denmark, is negotiating with Tunisia about the migrants aboard a Maersk Tankers vessel. | Photo: Aleksander Klug

It now seems that Tunisia might become the focal point of the case concerning 27 migrants stranded aboard Maersk Etienne.

At least when asking the Danish government, which now believes that the African country is responsible for the migrants and should therefore accept them.

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