Tunisia intercepts 11 EU armed men leaving Libya

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Tunisia intercepts 11 EU armed men leaving Libya

April 17, 2019 - 14:14
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Tunisian National Defence Minister, Abdul Karim Zubaidi confirmed that they have monitored two rubber boats, carrying 11 armed men of European nationalities, trying to cross the Tunisian maritime border from Libya, last Wednesday, disclosing that the men were holding diplomatic passports.

"That the Tunisian Navy tracked the two boats and handed over the men to the relevant authorities, after taking away their weapons," Zubaidi said in a press statement Tuesday.