PRESS RELEASE BY THE GOVERNMENT OF MALTA: Group of immigrants departs for Germany

Today, a group of immigrants who were disembarked by the Armed Forces of Malta on two separate occasions, on 7th July and 13th April, departed from Malta to be relocated in Germany as a result of an ad hoc agreement between the European Commission, Malta, and other EU Member States.

All the immigrants were on board the Alan Khurdi, which is a vessel operated by the NGO Sea Eye.

The immigrants were assisted by the local authorities, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) authorities, and officials from the Embassy of Germany in Malta.

Source: Government of Malta