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EU to step up support for Libya coastguard on migrant patrols

The European Union wants to rapidly expand training of the Libyan coastguard to stem migrant flows to Italy and reduce deaths at sea, an EU naval mission said on Thursday, signalling a renewed push to support a force struggling to patrol its own coasts.

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90 HoR members call for forming a committee to pick sovereign posts’ candidates

90 members of the Tobruk-based House of Representatives (HoR) have called for forming a committee to choose candidates to fill the sovereign posts in Libya in coordination with the High Council of State (HCS) – the rival legislative body in Tripoli.

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AU offers help to stop abuse of migrants in Libya

The African Union (AU) has offered to help the Libyan authorities detect human traffickers as well as provide facilities for migrants moving through the country. The offer came in talks today between Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj and the AU’s Commissioner for Social Affairs, Amira El Fadil, and follows …

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