Jihadists in Libya `direct threat` to Europe: French PM

Jihadists in Libya pose a "direct threat" to Europe, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Madrid on Saturday.

AFP| Updated: Feb 21, 2015, 17:24 PM IST

Madrid: Jihadists in Libya pose a "direct threat" to Europe, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in Madrid on Saturday.

"I would like to cite the question of Libya and the direct threat to our security of the creation -- under our eyes and not far from our borders -- of a new haven for the jihadi terrorist," Valls told a gathering of social democrats in Madrid, according to a transcript of his speech.