U.N. Authorizes Anti-Trafficking Operation in the high sees near Libya

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U.N. Authorizes Anti-Trafficking Operation in the high sees near Libya

Illegal migrants sit at a temporary detention centre after they were detained by Libyan authorities in Tripoli, Libya October 8, 2015 . Photo: REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny

On Friday, October 9, the United Nations Security Council authorized the EU anti-trafficking naval mission in the high sees near Libya. The yearlong operation will focus on seizing and disposing vessels operated by human traffickers.

It’s a start of the second of three phases in a broader EU mission aimed to “stop” the ongoing refugee crisis.

Nonetheless, it will probably head to any success:

Foreign Policy Diary – Migration War

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