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EU to reinforce maritime patrols in Mediterranean

On Monday, the EU Commission presented a ten-point plan to prevent more tragedies in the Mediterranean. The plan sets the stage for intensifying maritime patrols.

Photo: Francesco Viviano/AP/POLFOTO/arkiv

On Monday, the EU Commission presented a temporary response to the recent tragedies in the Mediterranean, where at least 900 refugees are feared drowned at sea this weekend.

The Commission's plan has ten points that go in different directions. From possible redistributions of refugees, and repatriation of refugees to decided action against the boats of human traffickers, writes Danish media dr.dk:

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