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Mogherini to host Meeting of Libya Quartet

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini will host a meeting of the European Union, the United Nations, the African Union and the League of Arab States (Libya Quartet) in Brussels on Tuesday 23 May 2017. This will be the second meeting of the Libya Quartet. It follows up on the meeting hosted by the League of […]

EU Working Hard with Partners to Solve Libya Crises

EU High Representative Federica Mogherini attended the first meeting of the Libya Quartet held in Cairo on Saturday 18 March. The European Union's work to help solve the crisis in Libya is all-encompassing and involves broad cooperation with its partners, said the High Representative. The Quartet was created when the United Nations, African Union and […]

Mogherini on the Recent Clashes in Tripoli

Statement by HRVP Federica Mogherini on the Recent Clashes in Tripoli: Once again, violent clashes have erupted in Tripoli, while indiscriminate violence against citizens continues to affect a number of areas across Libya. Violence will not resolve any of Libya's political challenges. What is expected by all parties is that they refrain from unilateral acts […]

Mogherini: UN Resolution supports Libya Arms Embargo

Mogherini: UN Resolution enables EU operation to implement arms embargo on Libya EU High Representative Federica Mogherini said the UN adoption of Resolution 2292, authorising inspection of suspected embargo-breaking vessels off Libya’s coast, “will now enable Operation Sophia also to play an important role in implementing the UN arms embargo on Libya.” Since the beginning […]

Libya Requests EU Help on Security

Libyan Prime Minister Serraj has requested rapid EU support contributing to the training of the Libyan Navy and Coast Guard, as well as the security service. In a statement, the European Union's head of foreign affairs and security policy, Federica Mogherini (pictured), said: "This is an important development that I will discuss with Ministers at tomorrow's […]

EU Re-Confirms 100 EUR Aid Package

Let me give you a short update on the fact that we had all the 28 EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs plus the ones of Defence connected with Tripoli in a video conference with Prime Minister [Fayez] al-Sarraj who shared with us his assessment on the political, security and economic situation of the country and  […]

Mogherini Talks with Serraj and Kobler

Today the HRVP Federica Mogherini spoke with the Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj and the UNSRSG for Libya, Martin Kobler. They discussed the recent encouraging developments in the country and the support that the EU can provide for the next steps in the implementation of the Libya Political Agreement. The HRVP congratulated Prime Minister […]

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 […]