Italy, Libya agree joint anti-immigrant patrols

Italy and Libya have agreed to jointly patrol the Mediterranean Sea to stop illegal immigration from Libya to Italy. In the deal, Italy will supply Libya with six patrol boats to help officials from both countries increase their watch at ports and beaches that serve as popular departure points. The deail will save many human lives and dismantle criminal gangs said Italian minister Giuliano Amati; thousands of migrants try to make the trip each ear, with many dying at sea. It is not yet known when the joint patrols would begin.