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Libya and Italy to set up operations room to tackle migrant smuggling

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by Reuters
Saturday, 9 December 2017 16:27 GMT

Libya is the main gateway for migrants trying to cross to Europe by sea

TRIPOLI, Dec 9 (Reuters) - Libya's U.N.-backed government agreed with Italy on Saturday to establish a joint operations room for tackling migrant smugglers and traffickers as part of efforts to curb migrant flows towards Europe, according to a statement.

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