Navy spokesman: Operation Sophia is propaganda

Navy spokesman Brigadier Ayoub Qasim: Operation Sophia is propaganda; Italy wants to have more time to continue stealing Libya’s resources and smuggling its fuel.
Libya Observer: There were agreements signed by Libya and Italy before 2011 to monitor Libya’s southern borders and set up an electronic integrated border control management system. Also in April 2012, the two countries agreed to renew the “Sah-Med” project aimed at preventing the flow of migrants from the Sahara desert towards the Mediterranean, Why were those agreements not activated?
Brig. Qasim: This question should have been asked to the Libyan governments that were in control of Libya one after another. We know that all countries look for their interests first and so was Italy and the rest of the countries which were at some point – when Libya was stable and had strong economy – dependent on Libya in many fields especially in the oil and gas industry.
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