Libya – Harlem Désir attending ministerial conference in Vienna (May 16, 2016)


Minister of State for European Affairs Harlem Désir represented France at the Vienna Ministerial Meeting for Libya on May 16.

This important meeting was attended by Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Sarraj and members of the Libyan Presidential Council, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Libya, and representatives of more than 20 countries and international organizations.

It allowed the international community to reaffirm its support for Mr. Sarraj, his government and the national reconciliation process in accordance with the Skhirat agreement.

As Mr. Sarraj announces important decisions for Libya’s future, the international community must provide him with all necessary support, particularly with regard to counterterrorism, securing the borders, and combating drug and human trafficking.