By visiting Tripoli, the three Foreign Ministers of Germany, France and Italy want to show support for the United Nations and help the newly approved Libyan Government advance the cause of peace and unity in the country.
Political relations Since the revolution of 17 February 2011, the German Government has been supporting the country in its transition to democracy. Libya faced a fresh start following the overthrow…
The EU operation EUNAVFOR MED IRINI has helped to enforce the United Nations arms embargo against Libya since 2020. In addition, the operation is tasked with investigating illegal exports of oil as well as combating human trafficking.
Participants from 12 countries met in Berlin on 19 January 2020 at the invitation of Chancellor Merkel and UN Secretary-General Guterres to seek ways out of the conflict in Libya. One year later, we take a look at the tasks that now lie ahead.
Good news from Libya has been sparse over the past year. Recently, however, there have been several signs of hope. There have been three recent milestones along the path to peace for Libya:
Following the UN General Assembly, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and UN Secretary-General António Guterres invited the international community to a virtual conference on the Libya conflict. The goal: to take stock and determine the next steps along the way to stabilising the Country.