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Netherlands refuses Italian request to accept 47 migrants on rescue ship

AMSTERDAM - The Netherlands will refuse an Italian request to accept 47 migrants on humanitarian ship that is being blocked from Italian ports, it said in a statement on Monday.
The Sea Watch 3, run by a German humanitarian group and flying a Dutch flag, recovered the migrants out of a rubber boat off Libya more than a week ago. Since then it has been sailing through high winds and 7-meter (23 ft) waves.
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