Berlin (dpa) - Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer hopes despite the still open government formation in Italy on an EU compromise on the redistribution of boat refugees. It was an unworthy condition that with every new ship, this debate must be kept up anew, he told the German Press Agency. There is a lot of work being done on a reliable and solidarity-based ad-hoc mechanism for maritime rescue - but it is extremely difficult. On 19 September, Malta's government invited Germany and other countries to an EU special rescue mission.