Salvini tells Richard Gere to fly the 160 stranded migrants to Hollywood 


It didn't take Salvini long to respond. "Given this generous millionaire is voicing concern for the fate of the Open Arms migrants, we thank him: he can take them back to Hollywood, on his private plane, all the people aboard and support them in his villas. Thank you Richard!", he said in a statement.

Salvini, whose party made sweeping gains in last year's Italian general election, has pledged to deport 500,000 migrants by 2023.

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