EU Parliament President urges for building refugee camps in Libya
The President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani, urged the EU countries to push for establishing refugee camps inside Libya.
In a press interview with the Italian newspaper, Il Giornale, on Thuesday, Tajani said the EU should be united to reach an agreement on the immigration issue in Libya similar to that signed with Turkey.
“On June 21, 2017, there will be a forum to raise awareness of the immigration issues in Libya at the EU Council.” Tajani added.
He also said that EU countries mus have a firm stand to fight and stop illegal immigration from Libya to Europe in an agreement similar to that in Turkey that led to the illegal immigration shrink by 90%.
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