Together with his counterparts from France and Italy, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas is hosting a foreign ministers’ meeting as part of the Berlin Process on Libya. The next objective is to stay on the ball with international partners to ensure that elections can be held in Libya on 24 December.
On 20 September Foreign Minister Maas will fly to New York to attend the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Two years ago, Libya was dominated by civil war, but the weapons have now fallen silent. This success is thanks to the Berlin Process, an initiative spearheaded by Germany and the UN. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas travelled to Tripoli today to continue important political talks.
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…
At the Berlin Conference on Libya a year and a half ago, the stage was set for an intra-Libyan political process under the auspices of the United Nations. With the Second Conference, the Federal Government is now continuing its support for the long-term stabilisation of the country.
Germany is working intensivly to help bring lasting stability to Libya. In addition to supporting the political process led by the United Nations and participating in the EU operation IRINI, Germany is funding projects in the country, including ones to secure and dispose of explosive ordnance.