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INTERPOL in Libya to check presence of terrorists among migrant flows

INTERPOL in Libya to check presence of terrorists among migrant flows

The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) team said it is in Libya to verify fingerprints and facial images through Interpol databases, to arrest what it described as criminals and terrorists who are trying to hide in the flows of migrants .

The Organization confirmed that the Interpol databases of fingerprints and facial images are central to the project, stressing that the project aims to increase the number of verification operations conducted by member states.

The Organization indicated that in the long term, this initiative will help detect terrorist fighters and foreign criminals trying to cross borders using irregular migration flows .