Siala Participates in Ministerial Meeting on Illegal Migration in Rome.

February 8, 2018

The GNA Foreign and International
Cooperation Minister Mohamed Siala has taken part in the ministerial
conference held in the Italian capital and devoted to the issue of
illegal migration.
The conference which was opened by the Italian Foreign Minister
Angelino Alfano under and was convened under the theme 'solidarity
and security.'
Alfano highlighted 'what has been achieved over the period that
followed the convention of the first ministerial conference on July
According to the Ministry's information office, the conference
was designed to consider results and assert future goals for the
fight against negative phenomena such as trafficking , illegal
migration and organized crime.
Siala outlined in remarks at the conference Libya's effort in
combating these phenomena, praising the effort of the Libyan coast
guard in this respect. He underlined the common responsibility in
confronting these acts.
The Secretary General of the International Organisation for
Migration 'IOM' William Swing urged at the conference countries to
re-open their embassies in Libya, to foster closer cooperation with
country to resolve these problems and to protect human dignity not
deny people access to Europe.