Posts Tagged ‘Salvini’

Illegal migrants hijack merchant ships that rescued them off Libya’s coast

  • 27 March 2019 - 19:49
Illegal migrants hijack merchant ships that rescued them off Libya’s coast

Illegal migrants have hijacked a merchant ship after rescuing them off the coast of Libya, Italian media reported Wednesday. The hijacked ship it is now heading towards Malta, according to the Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini and Maltese authorities. The 108 illegal migrants were...

Italian ambassador: Intention to set up military base for Italy in south Libya is “fake news”

  • 1 July 2018 - 09:00
Italian ambassador: Intention to set up military base for Italy in south Libya is “fake news”

Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Perrone, on Saturday denied that Italy is planning to establish a military base in southern Libya. "Rumors of Italy establishing a military base in Libya's South are simply fake news," Perrone tweeted Saturday. Italian Interior Ministry leads EU program...

Libya cannot open permanent migrants camps, Mitig tells Italy’s Interior Minister

  • 25 June 2018 - 14:24
Libya cannot open permanent migrants camps, Mitig tells Italy’s Interior Minister

Italian right-wing Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said he is to put a Libyan proposal on tackling the migration issue before European leaders at a summit on Thursday. “We will convey to the European leaders that Libya is not a problem but a great opportunity,” Salvini said at a press...