Rome hosts Libyan-Italian security meeting 3

Rome hosts Libyan-Italian security meeting 3

In Rome, the Libyan-Italian security working group convened for its third meeting, bringing together high-ranking officials from both countries’ interior and defence ministries.

Leading the session was the director of Libya’s International Relations and Cooperation Department, alongside the Italian director of the General Administration of Immigration and Border Police.

The primary focus of the meeting revolved around addressing the pressing issues of illegal immigration, fortifying land and sea borders, providing training and rehabilitation programs, and bolstering Libya’s capabilities in combating crime.

Throughout the discussions, the parties reached a consensus on a series of crucial objectives. Foremost among them was the imperative need to sustain support for Libyan agencies actively involved in combating illegal immigration.

Additionally, they emphasised the significance of collaborative efforts in enhancing border and coastal security, as well as the implementation of comprehensive training courses for Libyan crews.

Furthermore, the participants established direct channels of communication to facilitate the exchange of information concerning human trafficking networks.

They also outlined plans for Italian experts to visit the technical school of the General Administration of Training, aligning with Libya’s strategy to localise police officer training.

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