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TRIPOLIS/TUNIS/BERLIN (german-foreign-policy.com) - The Libyan coast guard will have an EU commando (with German participation) assigned to it and is expected to intercept African migrants in the Mediterranean Sea. This was confirmed by the office of the Director of the EU Delegation in North Africa, in response to an inquiry by German-Foreign-Policy.com. The action plan conceived by the German Interior Minister, Otto Schily, has been in effect since the beginning of June and is preparing the deployment of a highly armed "Task Force". The "Task Force" is made up of fast patrol boats, aircraft and hi-tech equipment, mostly of German fabrication. Simultaneously transit camps, for screening migrants as to their suitability as workers in the legally registered labor force, will be established on the Libyan coastline. "Europe" desperately needs "more migration" declared Franco Frattini, European Commission Vice-President for Justice, Freedom and Security, Monday in Dublin. Amnesty International protested the German inspired border policy on the northern coast of Africa. Libya does not have a "functioning system of asylum" and is known for its "catastrophic prison conditions," Amnesty says in its statement. more…