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Libyan Newswire

Al Saraj: We Strive to Unite and Upgrade the Military.

Tripoli, The Head of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al Saraj met on Wednesday the Secretary General of Nato Jens Stoltenberg at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels. The two sides discussed the political and security situation in Libya . Stoltenberg said in the press briefing the Alliance strongly supported the Government of National Accord in Libya led by Fayez Al Saraj as the sole representative of the Libyan people. He said he has discussed with Al Saraj what kind of support Nato can offer to Libya in the areas of security and rebuilding its military. 'We are prepared to support rebuilding of the defence, the army staff and the intelligence organizations in the country. On his part, the Head of the Presidency Council said 'we seek to work with Nato for establishment of peace and stability in Libya', stressing the importance of coordination between the security and military institutions in Libya and Nato, and to make use of the Alliance's expertise. The alliance has the expertise which could help upgrade the security and military capabilities of Libya, obliterated by the political division. Cooperation with Nato could involve upgrading institutions needed for combating terrorism and irregular migration, he said. The Head of the Presidency Council arrived in Brussels on Tuesday on a 2 day working visit during which he was expected to meet the President of the European Council Donald Tusk and the High Representative of the EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.

Source: Libya News Agency

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