Over 4000 Migrants Reach Italy – Humanitarian Emergency Declared

Over 4000 migrants have now arrived in Italy from Tunisia.  The Italian government has declared a humanitarian emergency.  Tunisian security forces have reportedly secured the Tunisian port of Zarzis from which many of the migrant boats have departed, but it is not clear whether this and other efforts that are being taken by the new Tunisian government will have an immediate effect on the flow of migrants.

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