Frattini: Al-Qaeda is profitting from Libyan situation

Franco Frattini, Italian politician

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Islamic extremists in the Sahara desert have exploited the chaos in Libya to acquire weapons of the North African country said on Tuesday the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy Franco Frattini.

Extremists in the Sahel region of conflict have taken advantage of Libya to obtain weapons,” said Frattini in a press conference in Algeria.

Algerian authorities have previously warned that North African arm of Al Qaeda is smuggling weapons from Libya to their base in the Sahara.

Frattini’s comments are the first made ​​by an official of the West on these facts.

via Al Qaeda se aprovecha de la situación libia para contrabandear armas: canciller italiano | NTN24.

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