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(Al-Dabaiba) discusses with European Union ambassadors a number of political issues and the file of cooperation between Libya and the EU countries.

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Tripoli, December 10, 2023 (LANA) - The Prime Minister of the National Unity Government, Abdul Hamid Al-Dabaiba, held a meeting this morning with the European Union ambassadors accredited to Libya, in the presence of the Ministers of State for Prime Minister’s Affairs and for Communication and Political Affairs, to discuss a number of political issues and the file of cooperation between Libya and European Union countries.

    In his speech, Al-Dabaiba welcomed the return of European Union embassies to work from Libya, provide their services, and represent their country from Tripoli and Benghazi through its embassies and consulates.

      The Prime Minister explained to the attendees the position of the Libyan people regarding the crimes against the Palestinian people and his support for international efforts for a truce and stopping the aggression, stressing the need to unify the efforts of the European Union to stop the Israeli aggression against the Gaza Strip.

      Regarding Libyan political affairs, Al-Dabaiba discussed the initiative presented by the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, reiterating his welcome of this call as long as it comes within international efforts to hold elections in accordance with fair and impartial laws, stressing that the Libyan people reject the transitional stages and desire stability through holding elections, as they have the final say in all results, and their participation has become an urgent necessity.

     For his part, the Dean of the European Union Ambassadors, the Spanish Ambassador to Libya, "Javier Larrechi", expressed in his speech at the meeting his gratitude for the positive conditions that Libya is experiencing compared to previous years, stressing that his embassy is now working from Tripoli and providing its services to the Libyan people after its absence from Libya for 10 years.

     The European Union Ambassador to Libya, Nicola Orlando, also expressed his happiness at the meeting with the Prime Minister to discuss political and economic files, stressing the European Union’s support for the efforts of the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Libya through the upcoming dialogue and their welcome to accept the government of national unity, praising the cooperation efforts between Libya and the European Union countries, especially in the issue of irregular migration and economic cooperation in all its fields.

     The meeting was attended by the ambassadors of Spain, Italy, Germany, France, Belgium, Greece, Malta, Finland, Romania, Austria, the Netherlands, Hungary, the Czech Republic, and Bulgaria, in addition to the European Union ambassador to Libya.