Official text here.
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Tagged as Deaths at sea, EUNAVFOR Med, European Union, Federica Mogherini, Human Smuggling, Human Trafficking, Libya, Migrants, Operation Sophia, Refugees, UN Charter Chapter VII, UN Security Council, United Kingdom, Use of Force
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This is messing about at the edges. Historians will remind us that piracy/sea terrorism/ human trafficking needs to be tackled at source. This requires bold and determined steps by the UN in countries supplying migrants and swift and decisive action to eradicate piracy/ human trafficking bases ashore.