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18th Apr 2019

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Libyan migration crisis risks overshadowing Africa-EU summit

Footage broadcast by CNN appearing to show African migrants being traded in Libya has sparked an international outcry and risk over-shadowing this week's African-EU summit in Cote d'Ivoire. Libyan interior minister Aref al-Khodja told journalists in Tripoli that an investigation has been launched to uncover the truth. "We, in Libya, are victims of illegal migration and we are not a source for it," the UN-backed government said in a statement.

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