|[Ticker] Italy deploys troops to Niger|
Added: 18.01.2018 7:54 | 7 views | 0 comments
The Italian parliament on Wednesday backed measures to send 470 troops in Niger as part of a campaign to clamp down on irregular migration and trafficking. Italian prime minister Paolo Gentiloni said the measures were needed to "guarantee stability in the area and fight illegal trafficking of migrants". Another 60 troops will be deployed to Tunisia.