EUBAM And IRINI Sign Arrangement To Assist Libya Protect Its Territorial And Sea Borders.

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Posted – 08th August 2021

Tripoli, 8 August 2021(Lana) The Head of EU Border Assistance Mission EUBAM Natalia Cea and the Chairman of European Mission for Monitoring Arms Embargo on Libya Operation IRINI, Fabio Agostini have signed a working arrangement to assist Libya in its effort to protect its territorial and Sea borders.

EUBAM tweeted: ‘both IRINI and EUBAM are assisting the Libyan people in their efforts to restore peace, security and the rule of law in the State of Libya. With this arrangement – recognizing the importance of implementing the EU integrated approach in Libya – Operation IRINI and EUBAM establish effective cooperation in order to strengthen their respective actions and to respond to newly emerging issues related to Libya.’

EUBAM said the goal of the agreement within the international partnership was to help Libyan authorities protect their territorial and maritime borders.

‘Operation IRINI and EUBAM Libya decided to cooperate, within their respective mandates, with a view to supporting the relevant Libyan authorities in developing maritime capacities, with particular attention to the capacity building and training of the Libyan Coast Guard and Port Security, the announcement said, adding’ Cooperation between Operation IRINI and EUBAM also focuses on cooperating in fields such as arms trafficking, oil smuggling and organized crimes.’

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