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EU ambassador holds talks with Libyan political leaders

EU ambassador holds talks with Libyan political leaders

The officials from the EU and Libya held a meeting in Tripoli. As Al Jazeera has learned, discussions also addressed migration, the tense situation for migrants in Libyan detention camps, and the management of migration flows.

EU Ambassador José Sabadell urged to improve the protection of the rights of migrants and to closer cooperation between the Libyan and European institutions.

The new Head of the European Union Integrated Border Management Assistance Mission in Libya, Natalina Cea, also attended the meeting in Tripoli.

Among the Libyan official, head of the Presidential Council Mohamed Al Menfi, members of the new Presidential Council Moussa Al Kouni and Abdullah Al Lafi, as well as Prime Minister-designate Abdulhamid Al Dabaiba.

In their efforts to improve the situation inside the North African country, the Libyan and European officials have discussed the latest developments. Taking into account the current health crisis, the talks focused on the political process and the importance of moving forward towards the elections scheduled for 24 December.

The EU-Libyan officials have also agreed on necessary measures to improve access to basic services such as electricity, water, health services for all in Libya, and the importance of the approval of a unified budget in this context.