Libya says migrants stopped at sea will not be let back in

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Tripoli follows Italian government in declaring its seaports ‘unsafe’

Libya’s UN-recognised government in Tripoli has declared its own seaports unsafe and has said it will not authorise the landing of migrants stopped at sea and sent back to Libyan territory by its coastguard vessels.

The Libyan coastguard rescued about 280 migrants on Thursday, but when it attempted to return them to Libya, the country’s authorities refused to let them disembark, according to the UN migration agency IOM.

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