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Libyan Newswire

Foreign Minister of the GNA Meets With EU Migration Commissioner

Brussels, The GNA-mandated Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala has discussed with the EU Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos issues of common interest including migration and forging a common vision on how best to tackle the issue of illegal migration and its effect on the region. Siala told the EU official the solution was not only a security one, but rather economic and social, by providing investments in the source countries to create jobs and stability means. On his part Avramopoulos said the EU was prepared to provide support to Libya namely the equipment and technical advise to help it control its borders and, running joint programs to upgrade the efficiency of local institutions to combat trafficking and organized crime.

Source: Libyan News Agency