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Representatives of the EU Border Assistance Mission and the Specialised Training Institute of the General Administration for Security Operations of the Interior Ministry met on Sunday to “discuss the opening ceremony of the newly rehabilitated student accommodation building and opportunities for future cooperation in the field of training,” according to EUBAM.

The Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives, Youssef Al-Aqouri, and Moscow’s ambassador to Libya, Aydar Aganin, held discussions in Benghazi on ways to strengthen educational cooperation and offer scholarships for Libyan students in Russia, in addition to reactivating joint agreements in the field of civil safety and disaster response.

The UN Security Council’s unanimous decision yesterday to extend the mandate of the UN Mission in Libya “demonstrates the international community’s strong support for [UN Envoy] Bathily’s efforts to further an inclusive political process leading to elections and a unified government in Libya,” said US Ambassador Richard Norland.

The Libyan Prime Minister, Osama Hammad, held on Monday an expanded security meeting to review the progress of the work of all security agencies, and all the capabilities they need in order to conduct their work to the fullest extent, in addition to joint coordination between them to secure the international conference for the reconstruction of Derna and the other flood-affected towns.