We are happy that the people rescued during Mission 79 can now receive the treatment and protection to which they are entitled.
Kabul was hit by heavy attacks this morning with approximately 23 missiles landing in the city.
At this moment our ship is located off the coast of Lampedusa, waiting to receive information on how and where to guarantee our guests the care they need.
The situation must change following this latest tragedy.
Armed men attacked Kabul University this morning with explosions and gunfire heard coming from the campus.
After 11 days of clashes between Afghan security forces and the Taliban, fighting continues in Helmand province.
Most of the patients we are currently admitting to the hospital suffer complicated injuries, which require complex surgery and a long hospital stay.
"Whilst in Doha there is talk of peace, the violence here in Afghanistan doesn’t stop. Civilians are already paying the price for this new wave of fighting in Helmand, " continues Puntin.
‘In our everyday work for almost two years now, we’ve seen with our own eyes the effects of the ‘Security’ legislative decree on thousands of people’s lives.
The Pact on Migration and Asylum has disappointed our hopes for a sharp change in direction by the European Commission.