Libyan and Italian Navy Forces agree on more cooperation

Libyan and Italian navies discussed increasing cooperation on training and combating illegal immigration, the Libyan navy’s press service said Wednesday.

Navy commanders Salem Erhuma of Libya and Valter Girardelli of Italy held the talks in the Libyan capital Tripoli.

The topics included combating illegal immigration and maintenance of the Libyan navy’s vessels, as well as violation of the Libyan national waters by Italian fishing boats.

The two officials also exchanged views on increasing support for the training of the Libyan navy personnel, as well as joint maritime work as well as exchange of experiences.

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