Libya at the heart of EU-Africa relations

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Migrants sit after they were rescued off the shore, in Tripoli, Libya, 16 May 2016. Reports state Libyan costal guards rescued 112 migrants, including women and a child, after a failed attempt to reach Europe.

Libya at the heart of EU-Africa relations


The president of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, outlined four points of common interest between Europe and Africa during his speech at the opening of the fifth African Union-EU Summit in Abidjan. These are migration, terrorism, climate change and economic development.
While such a high-level summit should focus on the last two points (climate change and economic development) and explore how to protect the environment while promoting development, these were overshadowed by the unpreced...


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