Turkey assists Libyan Coastguard to rescue migrants

May 5, 2022 | International actors

On 5 May, seventeen migrants were rescued off the coast of Misrata by the Libyan Coastguard in coordination with the Turkish navy. The migrants were reportedly of Asian nationality and disembarked at the Khoms naval base, east of Tripoli. The Libyan Coastguard said that procedures will be implemented for their safe deportation to their respective home countries.