EU's Borrell says truce in Libya must be developed into a firm ceasefire

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EU's Borrell says truce in Libya must be developed into a firm ceasefire

January 21, 2020 - 11:44
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Josep Borrell

The High Representative for Security and Foreign Policy of the European Union, Josep Borrell, said Monday that what happened in Libya is not a ceasefire, but rather a truce that must be developed into a stable and firm ceasefire.

Borrell clarified in a press conference following the European Union foreign ministers' meetings yesterday, that the union's institutions will consider how to contribute to monitoring the UN arms embargo on Libya.

He indicated that the issue is still under debate adding that arms are mostly flowing to Libya through land and not by sea, according to the Italian news agency Aki.