Libya’s Acting Foreign Minister Taher Al-Bahour held talks on Monday with the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell on the sidelines of the 8th Union for the Mediterranean Regional Forum.
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday said 163 migrants were intercepted off the coast of Libya in the past week.
A high-level source of the Libyan National Army’s General Command said in press statements that any political dialogue between the Libyan actors that does not include an invitation to representatives of the Libyan Government is an unbalanced and unacceptable.
A fishing boat with 573 migrants landed on Lampedusa, Italy on Monday after being rescued off the island by Coast Guard patrol boats, Italian ANSA News reported.
The Ministry of the Interior of the Government of National Unity has approved a plan of security measures for a conference for Sahel countries which will be held today and on 28 November in Tripoli and will see the participation of the labor ministers of the Sahel and Sahara countries.
The International Center for Advanced Agronomic Studies of the Mediterranean in Bari (Ciheam Bari) and the Italian Embassy in Libya delivered on Sunday agricultural machinery intended for the municipality of Sebha, the capital of southern Fezzan, for the launch of services for cereal producers in the area.
Since the beginning of the year, an average of eight people lost their lives or went missing each day while trying to cross the central Mediterranean towards Italy, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
A number of 56 Libyan municipalities said in a statement on Sunday that UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, is working contrary to the task he was assigned to, as he is working on continuing chaos and divide in Libya.
Libya says it has recovered 12 artefacts that were stolen and smuggled out of the country into Spain, announced the Libyan Embassy in Madrid on Saturday.
Representatives of UNICEF, other UN agencies and several Libyan ministries met in Tripoli today to discuss child protection, according to a statement by UNICEF.