The ship Aquarius, which caused a European scandal, again goes to sea

© RIA Novosti / Alejandro Martinez Velizade Aquarius with migrants on Board. Archival photoThe ship Aquarius, which caused a European scandal, again goes to sea© RIA Novosti / Alejandro Martinez Velez

The ship Aquarius, the activity of which is a mixed assessment of the authorities of several EU countries on Wednesday will be released in the Mediterranean sea, to continue the operation to rescue the migrants, said humanitarian non-governmental organization SOS Méditerranée.

Currently the ship is in Marseille, where at the end of June arrived to refuel, resupply and crew change.

«Because people are still trying to cross the Mediterranean sea, Aquarius is preparing to go to sea. His departure from Marseilles scheduled tomorrow (Wednesday),» — said in a Twitter organization, which owns the vessel.

The situation with the vessel Aquarius has caused a European scandal. The authorities of Italy and Malta have closed their ports to the vessel, on Board of which there were more than 600 migrants, they agreed to accept Spain.

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