Libya – Telephone conversation between Jean-Marc Ayrault and Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (February 20, 2017)


On February 21, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault spoke with Fayez al-Sarraj, Prime Minister of Libya and President of the Presidential Council, to express his support following the attack on Fayez al-Sarraj’s convoy in Tripoli on February 20.

Jean-Marc Ayrault condemned that act and reiterated France’s full support for the Presidential Council and for the efforts to achieve a compromise among all Libyan political forces, in conjunction with the UN and the countries of the region.

The foreign minister also stressed France’s commitment to strengthening the presidential guard. In this regard, General Najmi al-Nakoua, the commander of that force, will soon be visiting Paris.