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Italian PM proposes to US President a conference on Libya

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Monday he was organizing a conference to look for ways to stabilize Libya, a main departure point for migrants from North Africa trying to reach Europe. “In agreement with President…

Italy agrees to allow migrants to land in Sicily

Italy will allow 450 migrants who were picked up from an overcrowded boat on Saturday to disembark in Sicily. The decision was taken after Italy said that France, Germany, Malta, Portugal and Spain had each agreed to take 50 migrants.…

Italy demands UN arms ban on Libya be lifted

Italy’s interior minister on Thursday called for the end of the international arms embargo on Libya, saying weapons and migrant traffickers disregard it anyway. Matteo Salvini made the appeal at a news conference in Rome with a deputy…

Libya ships propane to Italy after four years of suspension

Libya's National Oil Corporation shipped its first cargo of propane from Zueitina port, four years after the gas processing plant at the port was closed due to protests, the company said late Wednesday. NOC said on its website it…

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…

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