Italy says control of Libya’s southern border is “critical”

December 6, 2017

Italian Interior Minister,Marco Minetti said, control of Libya’s southern border is “critical” to fight illegal immigration and counter-terrorism.

According to the Italian news agency Aki, Mennetti said he “does not rule out ” foreign fighters, who joined IS in Syria and Iraq, to use migration flows to reach Europe.

Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni has expressed the same thought.

The head of the Presidential Council (PC), Faiz Al-Saraj called on the international community to help Libya in securing its southern border to reduce the number of migrants.