Italy-Libya commission to meet again in Rome in March

Consignment of boats, training discussed at first meeting Monday

14 February, 18:11

    (ANSAmed) - Cairo, February 14 - The Italian-Libyan commission tasked with activating the joint operations room for combatting illegal immigration under the accord signed by the two countries in early February is to meet again in Rome "in March", Libyan navy spokesman generale Ayoub Omar Qassem told ANSA on Tuesday. "An agreement has been reached to hold another meeting in Rome in March," General Qassem said.

    The joint commission met for the first time on Monday. On that occasion the commission discussed "many things, including the consignment of boats to Libya" - in reference to motorboats destined for the "naval coastguard" and "police" - and "the dispatch of teams to be trained for around 45 days".


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