May 12 2015
The European Union hopes to obtain U.N. authorization from the United Nations to deploy military force to stop migrant smugglers in the Mediterranean, reports the Washington Post.
E.U. foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini outlined a plan on Monday to the Security Council.
The proposal would authorize the E.U. to seize and destroy smuggling ships before migrants are allowed to board them, reported CNN.
Some human-rights groups say the use of military action would force...
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