Spain finally ended the deadlock Monday by saying the ship could land at its port of Valencia, with its arrival expected later this week. Some countries feel justified in stopping migrants from entering when they should have registered elsewhere.
"With my German and Austrian colleagues. we will propose a new [immigration] initiative", Salvini said, adding that it would apply both to the EU's external borders and to how member states manage migrants internally.
The migrants aboard the Aquarius, run by French NGO SOS Mediterranee, were stuck on the overloaded ship as Italy and Malta bickered over who should take them.
Salvini, the leader of the far-right, anti-immigration League party, blocked the Aquarius from entering Italian ports this weekend, prompting an worldwide outcry.
"We have nothing to learn about generosity, voluntarism, welcoming, and solidarity from anyone", far-right Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini told the Senate.
The move comes hours after Italy summoned the French ambassador to the foreign ministry in Rome.
France tried to take a more conciliatory tone on Wednesday.
A day after French President Emmanuel Macron said Rome had acted with "cynicism and irresponsibility" by closing its ports to a migrant ship, Italy's economy minister cancelled a Paris meeting with his counterpart, and Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte weighed postponing a meeting with Macron scheduled for Friday.
Royal newly-weds to visit Tonga
Meghan's peach Carolina Herrera gown looked "stunning", says the newspaper, but was deemed "too revealing" for the ceremony. However with her massive CV of humanitarian and Hollywood work as well as Harry by her side, we bet she'll do just fine.
England get early breakthrough against Australia
Morgan has agreed to the request, but the practice will only happen for Wednesday's opening encounter of the five-match series. But words are words and on Wednesday we have to show them in our actions.
Antarctic ice melting faster
East Antarctica, which is home to the South Pole, has seen considerably less melting because most of its ice is above sea level. West Antarctica contributed the most ice loss from the continent, shedding almost 160 billion tonnes each year since 2012.
The chancellor said migration represented a significant challenge for Europe when it was in a "very fragile situation".
Salvini has repeatedly accused fellow European Union members of abandoning Italy as it struggles to cope with an influx of migrants making the perilous journey across the Mediterranean.
The country has seen more than 700,000 migrants arrive on its shores since 2013.
Macron's office said Tuesday that France doesn't want to "start a precedent" that would allow some European countries to breach worldwide laws and rely on other EU member states to take in migrants.
Salvini shot back that France has turned away thousands of migrants trying to reach France at Italy's northern border.
Luigi Di Maio, leader of the Five Star Movement (M5S) that makes up Italy's new government alongside the League, minister of labour and, with Salvini, joint deputy prime minister, said that it was "embarrassing" that France "preached to us" as Italy is asking its European partners to share duties with Italy.
Salvini earlier underlined that Italy's ports would no longer be open to foreign boats carrying migrants.
More than 900 people have arrived at the Italian port of Catania in Sicily after being rescued at sea by the Italian Coast Guard. "The coastguard and navy can continue to save lives, but other countries need to keep giving us a hand", he said.
His screed came after earlier tweets in which he made the dubious claim that North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat . But flush from his diplomatic triumph in Singapore, he has stepped up his rhetorical assault on the press.
He has already denied he left in order to take over as France boss from Didier Deschamps following the World Cup . Either or both could now take charge of Friday evening's game in Sochi against Portugal .
I haven't really got a chance to walk about a little bit, but I certainly will this week. "I loved how it felt being there. And those greens were quick. "What I did at Memorial, I just didn't feel comfortable over it".
The inflation data was published ahead of the start of the Federal Reserve's two-day policy meeting on Tuesday. Seasonally adjusted gasoline prices rose 1.7% in May from the previous month, after a 3% gain in April.
Will America.in time?' King tweeted , linking to an anti-immigrant tweet from political activist Mark Collett. In December, he shared an anti-immigration article from the far-right European website Voice of Europe .
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The vote means that the World Cup will come to the United States for the first time since 1994, amid growing interest in soccer. Although it will be the first World Cup to be hosted by three countries, most matches will be played in the United States.
Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music brings your tunes to your wrist
The Vivoactive 3 Music will set you back £299.99, making it an extra £20 for the luxury of music support over the Vivoactive 3. Oh, and even though wrist payments are not particularly popular yet, you also get full Garmin Pay functionality.
Iowa added to salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melon
Of the 60 people to become ill, the CDC had information on 47 cases, with 31, or 66 percent, involving hospitalization. The outbreak has reportedly led to lawsuits in at least three states, including MI , the hardest hit with 32 cases.
Kevin Love expects trade talk, wants to stay with Cavs
Check out the photos below from the big win! And we were definitely fresh together. "It makes the environment great". The Warriors - the darlings of professional sports not more than three years ago - have become villains.
Man arrested after throwing homeless man's belongings in lake
Nelson asked Sintay what he was doing and Sintay responded "trying to do the right (expletive) thing" by cleaning up the lake. According to The Daily Mail, the jogger returned to the scene later that day to fish some of the items out of the lake.