Libya: Secret deal unveiled between Italy and Libyan traffickers’ militia “5 million € every month”
Italy is hailing success in the migrant crisis.
The reason? A 70% drop in people being trafficked across the Mediterranean.
Unprecedented cooperation between Italy and Libya is at the heart of this.
Italy has given ships and provided training for the Libyan coastguard… A success, undoubtedly, as fewer migrants are perishing at sea.
Is there still a migrant problem? Yes.
Are the fundamental reasons behind the mass migration resolved?
No. But Italy has come up with a quick fix that might just continue to save lives, as well as provide a political solution for the government of Paolo Gentiloni…