While feckless western leaders twiddle their thumbs…..
More than ONE MILLION migrants hoping to cross to Europe are ‘in the pipeline’ in Libya: Senior diplomat warns EU has done ‘too little, too late’ to tackle the crisis
- Joseph Walker-Cousins, ex-head of the British Embassy Office in Benghazi, said refugees were massing in war-torn country
- He added that European Union naval mission to stem flow of migrants was ‘incentivising failure’ including drownings
- Also critical of West’s failure to continue offering ‘leadership’ after prompting collapse of Gadaffi regime
More than 1million migrants are ‘in the pipeline’ in Libya hoping to cross to Europe, a senior diplomat has warned.
Joseph Walker-Cousins, former head of the British Embassy Office in Benghazi, said refugees were massing in the war-torn country having fled conflict and poverty.
Criminal human trafficking gangs are raking in billions of pounds charging migrants large sums to be smuggled across the Mediterranean in flimsy dinghies and boats.
Mr Walker-Cousins also launched a scathing attack on the European Union naval mission to reduce the number of people making the dangerous journey and prevent deaths at sea.
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