On the issue of migrants, the summit, at Palazzo Chigi, was held by the premier Giuseppe Conte with deputy premier Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini. "We maintain the commitment to welcome women children without dividing families, we will entrust them to the Waldensian Church that has offered to welcome them without charges for the State". The sources of Palazzo Chigi underline it. It is just over 10 people.
"The government is compact on the strict line, closed ports, fight against smugglers and NGOs, adding that any new arrival must be at no cost to Italian citizens". This was stated by Matteo Salvini, Minister of the Interior, at the end of the summit at Palazzo Chigi. A Salvini "very satisfied", according to sources of the League. "From now on, better to meet before and after, immigration manages the Minister of the Interior", is the sense of reasoning.
"Stop arriving until the EU keeps commitments" – "I do not change my mind, I take two steps forward: there will be no arrival in Italy until Europe fulfills the commitments (in words) with Italy, welcoming the 200 immigrants who landed in the summer between Pozzallo and Catania that had already to be relocated ". He added Salvini.
Government: Italy maintains a welcoming commitment – "Italy maintains the commitment to welcome women and children without dividing the families" of migrants. This is what has been learned from sources of Palazzo Chigi. The migrants disembarked in Malta from Sea Watch and the Sea Eye will be entrusted "to the Waldensian church that has offered to welcome them without charge for the State". "Waiting for the transfer from Malta of these little more than 10 people", Premier Giuseppe Conte will request an urgent meeting with the EU Commissioner for migrations Dimitri Avramopulos "to have the relocation of over 200 migrants carried out since August Italy waits for they are welcomed by Germany, Holland and 7 other European countries that have not followed the commitments ".