As concrete follow up to the 18 April Foreign Affairs Council, EU Ambassadors in the Political Security Committee agreed yesterday to extend the mandate of Operation Sophia by one year with continued emphasis on its core mandate of disrupting the business model of human smugglers and traffickers.
Donnant suite de manière concrète au Conseil des affaires étrangères du 18 avril, les ambassadeurs de l'UE réunis au sein du Comité politique et de sécurité ont décidé hier de proroger d'un an le mandat de l'opération Sophia, en continuant de mettre l'accent sur sa mission principale, à savoir démanteler le modèle économique des passeurs et des trafiquants d'êtres humains.
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