Italy OK to enter Libyan TTW

Additional support for Libyan Navy, CG.

Serraj tells Rome Italian warships can operate in Libyan waters

By Jamie Prentis

Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj has invited Italian warships to enter Libyan territorial waters to help battle migrant trafficking, the Italian Prime Minister Paulo Gentiloni said today.

Serraj’s visit to Rome looks to be a sop to the Italian government after Gentiloni made clear his annoyance that French president Emmanuel Macron had seized the initiative by inviting Serraj and armed forces commander-in-chief Khalifa Hafter to Paris, where they agreed a ceasefire and early elections.

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