June 16. 2021. 9:11

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EU executive says member states should help Italy with migrant relocation

"When we see...a huge amount of people coming in a very short time there is a need for solidarity towards Italy, and I call on other member states to support with relocation," Ylva Johansson told a news conference.

"I know it’s more difficult in the pandemic time but I think it’s possible to manage and now it’s time ... to show solidarity towards Italy and to help in the situation," she said alongside Filippo Grandi, Commissioner of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.