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the e. u. finally has a plan to tackle the migrant crisis in the mediterranean , foreign ministers on monday night approving proposals for new naval task force , the unit will aim to deter people smugglers and destroy the boats they use , e. u. foreign policy chief federica mockery in the says there is no time to lose , i irv would say that there is a clear sense of urgency in this respect , also because we all know very well that june is the beginning of summer , and sir in this %HESITATION operation seasons are important , the e. u. prodded into action by a rapidly rising death toll , around one thousand eight hundred people have perished already this year trying to cross the mediterranean , they're fleeing conflict in north africa and the middle east , libya maybe the big stumbling block for the e. u. plan it's the origin of most migrants and is conducting its own crackdown , but the country is currently controlled by two rival governments , neither may have the authority or ability to provide much help