Minister congratulates Libyan PM and announces aid

Libya/telephone conversation between M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, and Mr Fayez Sarraj, the new prime minister – Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Deputy Spokesman

Paris, 22 December 2015

M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, spoke on the telephone today to Mr Fayez Sarraj, Libya’s new prime minister, whom he congratulated on his appointment following the political agreement signed in Skhirat on 17 December.

He assured him that France stands alongside the Libyan people in overcoming the challenges facing the country, beginning with the phase of making the capital safe and secure, the return to stability and the fight against terrorism.

M. Laurent Fabius announced to Mr Sarraj emergency medical aid in the form of a delivery of medicines to Benghazi’s hospital (Benghazi Medical Centre) to support the people of that town, which has been torn apart by the fighting./.

Published on 07/04/2016

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