Germany’s ambassador to Libya, Michael Ohnmacht, confirmed that his country and Europe has unified position regarding the withdrawal of foreign forces, mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libya.
In an interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper published on Saturday, Ohnmacht pointed out stressed that the speed of implementing the withdrawal is “ultimately up to the Libyans themselves”.
On the subject of the maritime demarcation accord signed between Libya and Turkey in 2019, the German ambassador affirmed his country’s support for countries which have objected to the deal such as Greece and Cyprus.
“Under international law, agreements cannot be concluded between parties at the expense of third parties, and all maritime agreements concluded between countries must comply with international maritime law,” he said.
As for combating terrorism, Ohnmacht explained that his embassy is “following up on reports of terrorist threats in Libya,” stressing that terrorism remains a global challenge that requires international coordination and response.