Minister of Foreign Affairs, Najla Al-Manqoush, affirmed Libya's commitment to combating terrorism, stressing the need to intensify cooperation and coordination to minimize the risk of terrorist groups deployed in several places, inter alia, the Sahel region.
Al-Manqoush's made her remarks during her virtual participation in the foreign ministers mini-meeting for member states of the International Coalition to Defeat ISIS, where she mentioned the terrorists' endeavor to establish new strongholds, including in Libya.
"The fight against terrorism is not limited to the security dimension, but also on the intellectual side, because the challenges remain in the radical thoughts before the terrorist acts."
The Minister of Foreign Affairs indicated that the Libyan authorities recently returned families of ISIS fighters of Tunisian nationality, in coordination with the authorities of their country, underscoring that Libya will continue cooperation on this issue in the future.
Al-Manqoush reiterated that the Government of National Unity (GNU) will strive to fulfill the aspirations of the Libyan people to restore security and stability, complete the democratic and constitutional process, and build strong state institutions in which all rights and freedoms are respected.