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A wave of new arrivals of refugees in Sicily has prompted Italian politicians to suggest a new deal between Italy and Libya could be necessary to keep people out.
But it would be hugely controversial.
The last such arrangement was between Silvio Berlusconi and Muammar Gaddafi.
Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Sicily: