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An estimated 6,000 people, many of them Syrians and Eritreans, have been rescued by Italy's navy in four days, and thousands more asylum seekers keen to reach Europe have gathered in Libya, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday.The UNHCR urged the European Union to help Italy provide more reception facilities and find "durable solutions" for asylum seekers fleeing war and persecution.Italy's interior minister, reporting that about 4,000 had been rescued over the previous 48 hours, said Wednesday that the crisis was getting worse. He said 15,000 migrants had arrived in Italy by sea so far this year.
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