Italy: Matteo Salvini faces trial on kidnapping charge
25 April 2021 | 8:51 am
The Open Arms vessel was left at sea for 19 days after the Italian interior minister at the time did not allow it to dock at a Sicilian port. Matteo Salvini is accused of abuse of office and unlawful detention.
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