EU and Libya to work together over illegal immigration

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Over 200 illegal migrants are rescued and shipped to the Italian mainland by the Italian Guardia di Finanza boat 'Denaro' in the Mediterranean Sea, 22 April 2015

EU and Libya to work together over illegal immigration


With the closure of the Balkan route for migrants and refugees and with the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal, many observes and some EU members states believe that the new route for migrants trying to get in Europe will be from Libya into Italy. To prevent a new refugee crisis like last year, the EU is going to collaborate with the Libyan government to stop people smugglers.

Libya is a country in big turmoil, with two different governments and areas of the country governed by an ISIS-affi...


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