The interior ministers of France, Germany and Italy will meet in Paris on Sunday to discuss ways to help Italy, which has been struggling with the masses of migrants arriving on its shores and has demanded solidarity from other members of the European Union.
With the backing of the European Commission, Italy has threatened to close its ports to migrant rescue boats so as to redirect them to other Mediterranean countries.
It has seen more than 500,000 migrant arrivals since 2014, including 82,000 so far this year.
“I will receive the Italian and German interior ministers on Sunday,” French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb…
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