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.
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…
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.
In Brussels the EU Foreign Ministers are discussing the situation in Belarus today. Other issues on the agenda include Libya and the Turkish-Greek gas dispute in the eastern Mediterranean.
Packed agenda: Developments in the Middle East peace process and in Libya, as well as the economic and societal opening of the Kingdom, are just some of the topics Foreign Minister Maas will be discussing with his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud.