Iglesias asks for a "word" from Sánchez to save the rescued immigrants

Iglesias asks for a "word" from Sánchez to save the rescued immigrants

The general secretary of Podemos, Pablo Iglesias, said today that "a word is enough" from the president of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, to save the twelve immigrants rescued by a Spanish fishing boat off the coast of Libya.

At the Andalusia Adelante rally at the end of the Andalusian elections campaign, Iglesias recalled that of the 12 immigrants rescued, two are minors, and he has asked the president to help them.

"If there is to organize a football match, our country should be supportive" and help the immigrants, the leader of Podemos has said in reference to the final of the Copa Libertadores, which will be played on December 9 at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. Madrid the Argentine teams River Plate and Boca Junior.

Iglesias has reiterated that it seems "very good" to organize the party, which will require public resources police, transport and health.

The fishing boat Our Lady of Loreto has received today the help of the Spanish rescue ship Open Arms, which has assisted its crew off the coast of Libya and has provided relief to the twelve rescued immigrants that it has on board, some of which were sick.

Eight days after the ship from Santa Pola (Alicante) rescued the immigrants, their future is still in the air as they do not have the authorization to disembark at a port for the time being.


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