Migration through the Mediterranean : which European responses ?
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"Migrants who reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea in 2018 mostly left from Libya and Tunisia and arrived in Italy"
According to UNHCR, the most used migration route to reach Europe via the Mediterranean Sea in 2018 is the so-called “Western route”, connecting Morocco and Spain, with 53 114 arrivals as of October 29, 2018.
In comparison, 26 789 persons arrived in Europe through the Mediterranean via the “Eastern route” (from Turkey to Greece) and 21 880 persons via the “Central route” (from Tunisia and Libya to Italy).