Libya, EU discuss enhancing cooperation in immigration file

Libya, EU discuss enhancing cooperation in immigration file

June 30, 2020 - 11:43
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Salah El-Din El-Namroush has agreed with the European Ambassador, Alan Bugeja on the necessity to cooperate in the immigration file.

At a meeting on Monday, the two sides agreed that Libya and the EU could work together to curb the flow of illegal immigrants to southern Europe while taking into account their humanitarian situation.

Libya's Chief of General Staff and the Navy Chief of Staff have also attended the meeting to explore forms of cooperation with the EU in supporting border management and control in Libya, including benefiting from European expertise, especially in the technical field.

Both sides emphasized that this requires implementing bilateral projects, in order to ensure effective management of the Libyan borders and the joint maritime borders with the European Union.

 

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