Libyan PM calls for activating agreements with EU

Source: Xinhua| 2019-03-23 23:51:09|Editor: Mu Xuequan
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TRIPOLI, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez Serraj on Saturday called for the activation of agreements with the EU regarding the training of the Libyan border security.

Serraj made his remarks during a meeting with Vincenzo Tagliaferri, head of the EU mission to Libya, in the capital Tripoli.

The two officials discussed the latest political developments in Libya and the cooperation between Libya and the EU, according to a statement issued by the prime minister's information office.

"The Prime Minister stressed the importance of activating the agreements on cooperation programs, including training and capacity development of the border security forces and information exchange," the statement said.

Tagliaferri confirmed that he will implement the agreements through meetings with Federica Mogherini, the high representative of the EU for foreign affairs and security policy, the statement added.

Libyan security services struggle to control the country's borders, particularly the southern border that suffers from smuggling and large illegal immigration flows.