Delegation of the European Union to Libya set to reopen today in Tripoli
Head of the Delegation of the European Union to Libya announces that it will reopen its offices today in Tripoli
José Sabadell, European Union Ambassador and Head of Delegation to Libya, announced today the reopening of the EU mission offices in Tripoli.
Sabadell called the move a “breakthrough” in a tweet, saying, “We’ll be able to collaborate directly and efficiently with Libyan officials, civil society, and partners.”
The head of the European mission went on to say that he was personally very excited to be stationed in Tripoli’s capital on a permanent basis with his team, and that he was looking forward to this new phase.
EU Delegation @EUinLibya reopens today in Tripoli. Huge progress, we will be able to work more directly & effectively with Libyan authorities, civil society & partners.
Personally very excited to be there with my team on permanent basis & looking forward to this new phase.
— Sabadell Jose (@jose_sabadell) May 17, 2021
The EU Delegation to Libya opened in Tripoli in 2011 but was temporarily relocated to Tunis following the outbreak of violence in 2014.
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