The Libya refugee route threatens Europe

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The Libya refugee route threatens Europe


While the European Union spent weeks scrambling to reach a deal with the Turkish government in order to control the refugee and migrant wave via Turkey, Greece and Balkans, the so called ‘Libya route’ has remained wide open.
Italian officials are blaming the good weather for a recent increase in migrant crossings from Libya. Just last week, at least 3,000 migrants made the journey from Libya.
As reported by The Associated Press, some 712 migrants were picked up on March 17. This is in add...


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