Italy mission widens Libya rifts

Al Sarraj flayed over deal on deployment of Italian vessels to battle illegal migration
Ramadan Al Sherbini, Correspondent
Cairo: Italy’s plan to dispatch naval boats to help strife-wracked Libya combat illegal migration will most likely widen rifts in the country, Libyan experts have said.
Last week, the Italian parliament voted for a government plan to deploy military vessels along the Libyan coast, prompting Khalifa Haftar, the chief of the army in eastern Libya, to order his forces to attack foreign non-commercial vessels entering the country’s waters without permission.
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