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Parliamentary question - E-004604/2018Parliamentary question
E-004604/2018

    EU funding of the Libyan coastguard

    Question for written answer E-004604-18
    to the Commission
    Rule 130
    Miguel Urbán Crespo (GUE/NGL)

    In its answer to Question E-007284/2017, the Commission stated that ‘the North of Africa window of the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa adopted a EUR 90 million programme’, one of the objectives of which was ‘to support international organisations to improve access to life-saving protection services and assistance to vulnerable migrants in detention’.

    On 7 July 2018, Italy and Libya signed an agreement providing for the delivery of EUR 5 million to Libya to curb migration to Europe by stopping boats. The deal also includes military training.

    In view of the systematic infringement of international law and human rights, the failure to provide assistance — of which Frontex is also guilty — and the persecution of humanitarian aid NGOs by the Libyan navy, we would like to know:

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