Libya Issues Immigration Threat to EU

The EU Hungarian Presidency announced earlier today that the Libyan government summoned the EU representative in Tripoli [UPDATE – it was reportedly the Hungarian Ambassador to Libya who was summoned this past Thursday] and informed the representative that Libya will halt cooperation on illegal migration if the European Union continues to “encourage” protests in Libya.  It is unclear whether there has been any response yet by the EU to the Libyan threat.

Click here and here for articles.  (IT)   [Click here (EN) for updated article.]

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