"They never have to worry about being lost at sea again"
"We are very happy that we have a port of safety."
"It just goes to show the disrespect shown to these people and how dehumanised the situation is."
"A rescue is only complete when people are disembarked in a port of safety."
"These people deserve to be disembarked in a port of safety."
"The boat eventually ran out of fuel at the exact point between the Maltese and Italian waters. The likelihood of that happening is very, very slim, but that's exactly what happened."
"Our main concerns were they had no lifejackets, no food, no water."
"They look so young. I can’t image these boys and girls undertaking this journey by themselves. Travelling across the desert and being in detention in Libya before finally being pushed out on a boat."