Libya - Kidnapping of the Jordanian ambassador (15.04.14)
France condemns the kidnapping of the Jordanian ambassador in Tripoli. We call on the Libyan authorities to do everything possible to protect diplomatic personnel and premises, in accordance with the Vienna Convention.
Libya – Mr. Laurent Fabius’s participation in the Rome Ministerial Conference (06.03.14)
This conference will provide an opportunity to express our solidarity with Libya, to follow up on the commitments made in Paris in February 2013 and to develop new proposals with respect to Libyan requests for assistance on security matters.
Libya – Attack against the General National Congress by armed protesters (02.03.14)
France condemns the acts of violence perpetrated against the General National Congress and its members, who are the representatives of Libya. It reaffirms its support for the Libyan authorities and the democratic transition process.
Libya – Meeting between Mr. Fabius and Mr. Zeidan (18.02.14)
Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, met yesterday evening with Ali Zeidan, Prime Minister of Libya, to reaffirm France’s support for the transition and its institutions. He reaffirmed to him our attachment to the respect for the democratic legitimacy resulting from the elections of July 7, 2012.
Libya – Murder of the deputy minister of industry (11.01.14)
France condemns the killing in Surt on January 11 of Mr. Hassan al-Droui, Libyan Deputy Minister of Industry. It extends its condolences to his family and friends. It would like to see those responsible swiftly identified and tried.
Libya – Violence in Tripoli (15-16.11.13)
France condemns the violence that left many civilians dead in Tripoli on November 15 and 16. It extends its condolences to the victims’ families and expresses its solidarity with the injured.
Libya – Assassination of Abdelsalam al-Mismari (29.07.13)
France condemns the brutal murder of Abdelsalam al-Mismari. It extends its condolences to his family and friends. Abdelsalam al-Mismari waged a courageous battle in support of democracy and human rights under the Qaddafi regime during the Libyan revolution and the transition.
Libya – Election of Mr. Nuri Abu Sahmain as President of the General National Congress of Libya (26.06.13)
France supports the Libyan authorities that emerged from the democratic elections in July 2012. It would like the General National Congress of Libya to continue to carry out the transition process with determination and through dialogue, with a view to adopting a constitution that will bring together all Libyans.
Incidents in Libya (02.05.13)
France strongly condemns the besieging by militiamen of the various Libyan ministries. Such unacceptable acts impede the proper functioning of the government authorities. These repeated incidents underline the urgent need to re-establish security in Libya.
Attack on the French Embassy in Tripoli (Libya) – Statement by M. Laurent Fabius (23.04.13)
In coordination with the Libyan authorities, the state services will do everything in their power to elucidate the full circumstances of this heinous act and swiftly identify its perpetrators
Libya – Attack against the General National Congress and its president (07.03.13)
France expresses its deep concern at the most recent incidents in Tripoli which have undermined the proper functioning and the legitimacy of the General National Congress and caused physical harm to its president, Mohamed Magariaf.
International Ministerial Conference on Support to Libya in the Areas of Security, Justice and Rule of Law - Communiqué (12.02.13)
The International Ministerial Conference adopted the two attached Plans, namely the National Security Development Plan, and the Justice and Rule of Law Development Plan for implementation by the competent authorities of the Libyan Government, and with the assistance and full support of the international partners representing governments, international and regional organizations.