Libya - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (22.05.17)


Q - The head of the UNHCR denounced the appalling conditions facing migrants in Libya and called for the release of the refugees and asylum seekers being held in detention centers. Does Paris plan to exert pressure on the Libyan authorities?

A - France calls on the Libyan authorities to do everything possible to ensure that the migrants are treated with dignity. A political solution in Libya aimed at strengthening Libya’s national institutions would help ensure that the protection of human rights and the fight against organized crime is a priority.