Italy may start processing migrants in Albania if a an agreement formed between Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni and Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama is allowed to move forward.
In recent years EU member states have invested in the construction of barriers and other tools to keep migrants physically out of their nations. Cyprus is taking a different approach by launching a social media campaign with data that demonstrates the harsh reality of how hard it is to be accepted for asylum in the EU member state.
Malta has used numerous methods including ones that can be classified as illegal to deter migrants. The European Union needs to step up and ensure that the responsibility for the migration crisis in the Mediterranean Sea does not fall only on a few member states.