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Joint Operation Triton extended to the end of 2015

Frontex has extended Joint Operation Triton in the Central Mediterranean until the end of 2015 to continue supporting Italy at its maritime borders and help save the lives of migrants stranded at sea. “All vessels and aircraft taking part ... more

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Assets deployed in operation Triton involved in saving 3,000 migrants since Friday

Since Friday, February 13, most of the vessels and planes deployed in joint operation Triton have been taking part in the rescue efforts that so far have helped save more than 3,000 migrants who departed from Libya. more

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Operation Triton – winter developments

Winter used to bring some respite for those agencies responsible for controlling Europe’s long Mediterranean borders. For each of the last ten years, irregular migration has slowed or even stopped in the run-up to Christmas, with the ... more

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