Ambassadors of the European Union and the Member States accredited to Libya held joint meetings yesterday in Tripoli with a number of high Libyan officials including Chairman of the Presidency Council Fayez Serraj, President of the High Council of State Khaled Meshri, Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed Siala, and Minister of Interior Fathi Bashagha. The Ambassadors also met with UN SRSG Ghassan Salame.
The joint visit of Ambassadors representing the European Union, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom allowed for an exchange of views on the political and security situation in the country and supporting efforts towards moving forward the political process aimed at ending the period of transition.
In the statement issued at the end of the visit, the ambassadors “reaffirmed the EU’s unwavering commitment to Libya’s stability, democratic transition and prosperity. […] We call on all parties to put aside their differences and work towards the establishment of a stable, unified and inclusive government that can deliver basic services for all Libyans.”