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Italy launches large sea patrol

‘FORTRESS EUROPE’:Critics say stepped-up security at sea could leave thousands of people stranded in North Africa, leaving them at the mercy of militia and traffickers

AFP, ROME

Collett said that beyond scaled-up patrols, Europe needed to address the more complex issues of dismantling smuggling rings and deterring people from attempting the perilous crossings.”

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