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Libyan Newswire

GNA Foreign Minister: Presidency Council Only Asked for Technical and Logistical Assistance From Italy for Libyan Coast Guard

Tripoli - The GNA Foreign and International Cooperation Ministry has re-affirmed that the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord has just asked the Italian Government for technical and logistical assistance to prevent the flow of migrants and trafficking and to save lives. In a statement, a copy of which was obtained by the Libyan news agency, the Ministry said 'the measures may require the presence of Italian vessels to operate from the Tripoli Seaport f necessary.' It stressed that 'there will be no intervention of this kind without permission and previous coordination with Libyan authorities inside the Libyan territorial waters.'

Source: Libya News Agency