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German parliament approves expanding military task off Libya coasts.

German parliament approves expanding military task off Libya coasts.Friday , 08-07-2016 – 20:50:00

Berlin, 08.07.2016 – Lana – The German parliament , on Thursday , had approved to expand the task mission of the German army off Libyan coasts , to include banning arms smuggling as well as rescuing refugees in the Mediterranean. It’s expected , that the task mission in the future will focus on banning arms importation to Da’esh organization in Libya. The new task for the army , is to monitor the maritime area , and training Libyan coatal guards. Its noteworthy , that Germany is participating in the EU mission “Sofia” , off the Libyan Coast , which had started last year , with two ships and 400 soldiers on board of them , in addition to 950 soldiers. Sofia mission , which is consisting of 22 countries , is to confront human traffickers , trading networks and to contribute in achieving security on a wider range. =Lana=

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