Policy
24.07.19

The EU needs an alliance for sea rescues

On 23 July 2019, the interior and foreign ministers from 8 EU member states agreed to install a "stable mechanism" for migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. Lucas Rasche writes why some member states should take the lead in relocating asylum seekers and what the "Alliance of the Willing", called for by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, could look like.

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