The interior ministers of Germany and Italy have written to Brussels urging the creation of an “EU Mission” at the border between Libya and Niger “as soon as possible,” after over 40,000 people traveled through the North African country into Europe this year.
Libyan Customs Department has sent a letter to the Chief of the Steering Committee telling him of the treatment of Tunisian Customs Department personnel for ships laden with goods for Libyan businessmen.
The fuel and gas crisis committee has announced confiscating all of the vehicles that had been prepared to smuggle fuel and foods outside Libya via Ras Ajdair border with Tunisia. The committee said Tuesday that Ras Ajdair security personnel seized all of the vehicles and foods as well as other …
EU – IOM has carried out first aid training courses in Libya with rescuers involved in migrant lifesaving operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The three training courses for government and non-government actors took place in Tripoli in December 2016.
Anger in Libya over an agreement last Sunday between Libyan and Tunisian municipalities on either side of the border that is said to give Tunisian traders a significant financial advantage over Libyans is growing.
The Libyan authorities responsible for the crossing border of Ras Ajdair between Libya and Tunisia said Monday that the crossing checkpoint is open for both countries’ citizens, however, the residents of Ben Guredane in Tunisia are blocking the road and preventing travelers to go through from either side.
The spokesperson of the Presidential Council (PC), Ashraf Tulty, had announced, in Tripoli on Sunday, that the coming days will witness the formation of the new security devices, including the Presidential Guards.
The head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, and his deputy, Ahmed Mitig, met, on Thursday in Tripoli, a common team from the sovereign institutions of the security and administrations of the national borders.
The EU is set to start training of Libyan Coastguard personnel on October 24, Libya’s official news agency LANA quoted EU sources as saying.
The IOM reportss that over the past five years it has facilitated the voluntary return of thousands of migrants from Libya back to their countries of origin. Following the outbreak of the Libyan conflict in February 2011, it has repatriated over 200,000 migrants fleeing the violence to countries around the …