The United Nations’ new envoy to Libya, a former Lebanese culture minister named Ghassam Salame, has shocked leftists by coming out in support of efforts by the Italian and Libyan government to close down the African invasion route across the Mediterranean.
Salame, appointed in June to head UN operations in Libya, described the cooperation between Tripoli and Rome as a “very constructive” way of dealing with an acute problem.
“It would be absolutely unrealistic to ignore the seriousness of the challenge of irregular migration,” Salame said after meeting Italian Foreign Minister Angelo Alfano in Rome.
“There are hundreds of millions of them across [READ MORE HERE]
Source: EU Times