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The importance of Libya in migration summit

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The Maltese foreign minister, George villa, stressed the importance of Libya’s participation in Malta Summit on Migration held in Valetta, and similar important conventions.

The deputy Libyan foreign minister, Hasan Al-Sagheer met with villa on Thursday to discuss mutual cooperation and the Maltese support that had its effect on Libya’s participation in the summit’s major activities.

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Villa said that the outcomes of the Libyan political talks should be implemented to form a national accord universally recognized government that can restore security, end division, and will have major role in resolving the crisis of illegal migration, human trafficking, money laundry and other illegal practices.

The joint meeting was attended by the Charge d’affairesof Libya’s mission in the European Union, and the Charge d’affaires of the Libyan embassy in Malta, Hassan Al-amin.

Malta Summit on Migration gathers European and African Leaders and representatives to discuss cooperation in addressing current challenge of illegal migration.

It was agreed that the migration issue is a common responsibility of the affected and affecting countries.

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The participants adopted a political declaration and an action plan designed to: address the root causes of irregular migration and forced displacement enhance cooperation on legal migration and mobility reinforce the protection of migrants and asylum seekers prevent and fight irregular migration, migrant smuggling and trafficking in human beings work more closely to improve cooperation on return, readmission and reintegration. They also agreed to implement a list of 16 very concrete actions by the end of 2016.