Libya threatens to seize boats from NGOs rescuing migrants

Libya’s navy warned it will seize activists’ boats on migrant rescue missions that enter its waters unauthorized, after a run-in Wednesday with a German vessel during which a warning shot was fired.

“This time we avoided an escalation. In future, we will seize the boats of NGOs that do not respect Libya’s sovereignty,” said navy spokesman Gen. Ayub Kacem.
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