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Mogherini Backs GNA

Remarks by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini at the press conference following the Foreign Affairs Council: "Let me start from Libya. We had a long discussion with Martin Kobler, the UN Special Envoy of the UN Secretary General. After the Libyan political dialogue meeting in Tunis, just a couple of days ago, we were deeply briefed […]

EU, UN Pledge “Maximum Support" to the Govt of National Accord

On 23 February 2016, EU and UN “exchanged views on the implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement and, in particular, on the importance for the House of Representatives to be able to quickly vote on the proposal to establish a Government of National Accord”, the EU said in a statement. The exchange of views took […]

Video: EU Offers 100m EUR in Aid

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini pressed Libyan politicians to support a unity government Thursday, a day after suicide bombings killed dozens sparking fears of a jihadist expansion on Europe's doorstep:

EU Provides €6.6m for Libya

The European Commission has finalised a new assistance package for Libya worth a total of €6.6 million. This support is financed under the European Neighbourhood Instrument in the framework of the European Neighbourhood Policy. Through this support, the EU confirms its continuous support to the Libyan population in helping them to increase access to health […]

Mogherini Meets PM Designate of Transition Govt

The EU High Representative/Vice President Federica Mogherini (pictured) met Fayez Saraj, designated Prime Minister of the Transition Government in Libya, on Tuesday in Cairo. They discussed the situation in Libya at this critical time and the efforts to agree a Government of National Accord (GNA) on the lines as facilitated by UN Special Representative Bernardino Leon. […]

Tripoli Mayor calls on EU to re-Open Delegation

The Mayor of Tripoli has called on officials in Brussels to re-open a delegation in Tripoli. Addressing a meeting of representatives of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) at the EU Committee of the Regions, Abdlrauf Beitelmal [Abdul Rauf Beitelmal] said: ''I don't see why the EU should not do it ... ''The situation […]

EU Pledges Support for Libyan PM Designate

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini has spoken with Libyan Prime Minister Designate Fayez Al Sarraj to welcome his nomination and assure him of the EU’s “full support for his work in the coming days, weeks and months in leading Libya out of its current impasse towards peace and stability”. She reiterated the EU's support […]

EU Offers Support to Govt of National Accord

The Council of the European Union has issued a statement on Monday on the proposed Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA): "The EU welcomes and fully supports the Libyan Political Agreement that the UN SRSG Bernardino Leon presented to Libyan delegates in Skhirat on 8 October. It expresses appreciation to all those who have constructively […]