First batch of migrants transferred as Italy begins to shut down asylum centre

First batch of migrants transferred as Italy begins to shut down asylum centre
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50 migrants have been transferred to smaller structures in Italy, Europe’s largest asylum centre.

The center is preparing to shut down following a legislation passed by the Italian government to stop housing asylum seekers. The transfer begun on Thursday, February 7.

“By the end of February we expect 150 people to go and that means if this continues by four or five months who should be able to complete emptying out the centre? “, said Francesco Magnano, Director of Cara Mineo Centre.

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