Posted by: APO | 24 July 2019

Libya: Renewed commitment to Mediterranean rescues encouraging, but ‘overriding priority’ must be ‘lasting peace’, say UN officials

The heads of the two key UN agencies championing refugees and migrants have called for an end to their “arbitrary detention” across Libya, following an agreement on Tuesday by European Union countries to offer those fleeing across the Mediterranean a safe berth through a new distribution mechanism. “The violence in Tripoli in recent weeks has made the situation more desperate than ever, and… Read more on https://africa-newsroom.com/press/libya-renewed-commitment-to-mediterranean-rescues-encouraging-but-overriding-priority-must-be-lasting-peace-say-un-officials?lang=en


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