Such rescue operations "should be reevaluated", Fabrice Leggeri told Germany's Die Welt daily, also accusing the groups of not effectively cooperating with security agencies against human traffickers.
The ceasefire deal comes after two days of sporadic clashes between rival militias in Tripoli
Coastal city was recaptured from ISIL last December by forces loyal to Libya’s national unity government
Salah Huveydi’s convoy attacked with vehicle bomb
There is a possibility migrants may have been ‘murdered’ after bodies found inside dinghy with the possibility of arguments between refugees and smuggler over the seaworthiness of boats
Once a little-known firm, Russia's Rosneft has enjoyed a meteoric rise under President Vladimir Putin.
Initiative calls for stepping up reconciliation efforts and safeguarding Libya’s sovereignty, territorial integrity
Head of UN-backed unity government’s convoy comes under fire in Libyan capital
Reconciliation between Libya’s warring factions will be key to building democratic state, former government official says
The head of Libya's unity government Fayez al-Sarraj and rival army chief Marshal Khalifa Haftar had been in Cairo this week for talks mediated by the Egyptian army.
Khalifa Haftar, Akila Saleh both declined invitation to hold talks in Egypt, Libyan PM Fayez al-Sarraj asserts
A GNA source has said most of the groups involved in the "Libyan National Guard" had participated in a seven-month battle to retake the city of Sirte from ISIL last year.
The US has moved against the appointment of former Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad to lead the UN mission in Libya, in a move intended to reassure the Tel Aviv regime of the new US administration’s support for Israel at the world body.
Revolutionary group appears to have been target of airstrikes in Libya's central Al-Jufra district
The migrants set off Friday from Sabratha -- a town 70 kilometres (45 miles) west of Libya's capital that has become a staging ground for traffickers -- but their boat's engine failed, a coastguard official said.
General Ayoub Qassem, the coast guard spokesman, said 431 people on inflatable crafts were rounded up between Thursday and Saturday at sea off the town of Sabratha, 70 kilometres (45 miles) west of the capital Tripoli.
Faced with a surge in migrants this spring, the 28 leaders backed steps including helping the Libyan coastguard to stop boats to Italy and setting up temporary camps in the north African state.
He said most of the people detained were from sub-Saharan Africa, but also among them were Egyptians, Syrians, Tunisians and Palestinians.
Foreign Ministry says office in Tripoli should aid reconstruction
Emirati detained in Libya for 'spying' was killed by Libyan intelligence agent, says official
Move comes at conclusion of two-day meeting in Tunisia attended by signatories of 2015 Skhirat Agreement