The Maltese government has denied access to accept 234 African migrants, who were rescued from the Mediterranean on Thursday.
These migrants rushed to Libya, but when they reached the center of the sea, their boat, their boat collapse and they were rescued from the sea near the Libyan coast.
The cargo ship was said to be trying to transport Malta, but was told it was not allowed to board the vessel they were accused of “illegally” flying the Dutch flag.
Malta has denied the allegations, saying it is not a source of funding for refugees fleeing refugees.
Previously, Malta and Italy refused to accept more than 600 African migrants, with the latter being coordinated by the Spanish government.
Italy’s government wants to deport half a million undocumented migrants, many of whom are housed in squalid reception centers. More than 600,000 have reached Italy from Libya in the past four years.