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A boat full of migrants has finally arrived in Spain after a nine-day standoff

The Dattilo rescue ship arrives to port in Valencia, Spain, June 17, 2018.REUTERS / Heino Kalis

A group of migrants has finally arrived in Spain after being stranded in the Mediterranean for nine days.
The 629 migrants were rejected from ports in Italy and Malta before arriving in Spain.

VALENCIA, Spain (Reuters) – Hundreds of migrants pulled from the Mediterranean by a rescue ship arrived at the Spanish port of Valencia on Sunday, ending a grueling nine-day voyage but leaving wide open a fierce debate in Europe over how to handle immigration.

Spain swooped in to help 629 mainly sub-Saharan Africans on board the Aquarius last week, offering the charity-run ship a berth 700 nautical miles away after Italy and Malta refused to let it dock.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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