Brussels confirms Italy migration commitments

(AGI) Brussels, July 1 - The European Commission's commitmentto supporting Italy in its handling of the migrant crisis isunchanged, a spokesman for Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom saidon Tuesday. On behalf of Brussels' Internal AffairsCommissioner, Michele Cercone also addressed Italian InteriorMinister Angelino Alfano's claims that Malmstrom would notattend scheduled Rome meetings in person. Before making thisclaim, Alfano "could have picked up the phone," he said. . .

(AGI) Brussels, July 1 - The European Commission's commitmentto supporting Italy in its handling of the migrant crisis isunchanged, a spokesman for Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom saidon Tuesday. On behalf of Brussels' Internal AffairsCommissioner, Michele Cercone also addressed Italian InteriorMinister Angelino Alfano's claims that Malmstrom would notattend scheduled Rome meetings in person. Before making thisclaim, Alfano "could have picked up the phone," he said. . .