[Ticker] EU agrees Libya naval mission after Greek solution

EU countries have agreed to launch an air and sea surveillance mission, Operation Irini, in the Mediterranean in April to help stop Libya arms smuggling, diplomats told Reuters Thursday. Austria and Hungary had opposed it on grounds it would pull in migrants, but Greece agreed to take in rescued people on condition other EU states helped pay the costs. "Greece has allowed disembarkation in its ports," an EU diplomat said.
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