Libya and Italy to set up joint chamber to fight human traffickers

Head of the Government of National Accord meets Italian Interior Minister, in Tripoli. (GNA Media Office – Facebook)

Libya and Italy agreed, on Saturday, to set up a joint chamber to fight smugglers and human traffickers.

According to a statement by the media office of the Government of National Accord (GNA), The chamber will consist of representatives from the Libyan coast guard, the illegal immigration agency, the Libyan attorney general, the intelligence agency and their Italian counterparts.

The agreement came during a meeting with the head of the GNA, Faiz Al-Sarraj and the Italian Interior Minister Marco Minniti.

Minniti praised efforts made by the Libyan Coast Guard during this year, rescuing “80 thousand immigrants.”

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