Italy backs up Libyan ban on foreign vessels

News In Brief

Italy backs up Libyan ban on foreign vessels

August 15, 2017 - 16:55
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad

Italy welcomed Libya’s decision to ban foreign vessels from the search and rescue zone off its coast.

The Italian Foreign Minister said Libya is ready to create a search and rescue zone in its waters in coordination with EU, saying this could lead to balance in the Mediterranean.