The city of Marburg has served as a “safe port” in the Mediterranean sea rescued refugees. Specifically, it is about 32 migrants on the German ship “Sea-Watch-3”, informed the Central Hesse town on Thursday. The SPD mayor Thomas Spies appealed, therefore, in a a few days ago German interior Minister Horst Seehofer (CSU) addressed letter, to allow the reception of refugees: “According to our Conviction and the applicable law for people who find themselves in distress must be rescued, no matter for what reasons you are on the sea.”

According to the city, she is not alone with the advance, to the refugees, had stated that it is nationwide in several municipalities. The “Sea-Watch 3” the German aid organization, the Sea-Watch was at 22. December prior to Libya migrants rescued and is blocked since then, with 32 people on Board on the sea. Neither Malta nor Italy want to allow private Maritime search and rescue in their ports because of the Union of States to a distribution of the boat refugees.