Italian special forces in Libya (2)

In Benghazi, Misrata, Tripoli

(ANSA) - Rome, August 10 - Italian special forces are operating in Libya, institutional sources told ANSA on Wednesday, confirming a report in daily newspaper La Repubblica.
    The sources said that a few dozen special forces soldiers are in the cities of Benghazi, Misrata and Tripoli on a mission to train government army forces. The sources said they were operating under the direct command of the premier's office.
    Parliament in November 2015 passed a measure giving the premier the authority to mandate special forces foreign missions, under the intelligence chain of command.