The Ambassador of the European Union to Libya, Bettina Muscheidt, carried out an inspection visit on Thursday with Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Al-Shibani to the illegal immigration detention centres in Sikka area and the airport road.

Al-Shibani stressed during his meeting with Ambassador Muscheidt on the need to support Libya in combating the phenomenon of migration as a result of the influx of migrants into Libya from neighbouring countries.

Al-Shibani also discussed the conditions of migrants inside the centres and ways to support the security services in respect of combating migration and plans for the voluntary repatriation of migrants.