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From the Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5986513/Well-pay-migrants-Brussels-tells-EU-governments.html

EU to offer member states £5,350 for each asylum seeker they take in from migrant boats - but Italy's far-right interior minister says his country will not take part and 'doesn't need charity
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The EU's financial incentives seek to defuse a weeks-long showdown with Italy

It proposed funding 'controlled centres' set up and run by member states

A parallel plan features 'disembarkation platforms' located outside the bloc

EU Ambassadors will discuss the proposals on Wednesday

The European Commission offered on Tuesday to fund the cost of taking in migrants from boats in the Mediterranean, in an effort to entice more countries to shoulder the burden after Italy's new government closed its ports to rescue vessels.
Under the proposal, the Union's common budget would pay out €6,000 (£5,350) for each person taken in.

However, far-right Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini has already dismissed the plan.
 
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