Migrant rescue ship Lifeline to go to Malta: Italy PM

Rome (AFP) – The Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday that the migrant rescue ship Lifeline, stranded for days in the Mediterranean, would go to Malta with Italy agreeing to welcome some of the hundreds of migrants on board.

“I just got off the phone with (Maltese) president Muscat: the NGO ship Lifeline will dock in Malta,” said Conte in a statement.