Statement by the HRVP Federica Mogherini on the arrival of Libyan Presidency Council in Tripoli

By European Union

The arrival of the Presidency Council in the capital represents a unique opportunity for Libyans from all factions to reunite and reconcile on the basis of the Libyan Political Agreement. This is an important step for Libya's democratic transition and for the implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement, in line with the wishes of the Libyan people.

It is crucial for Libyan institutions, actors and stakeholders, to show support and work with the Presidency Council and the Government National Accord. The EU and its Member States reiterate its full commitment to support Libya and to accompany the full implementation of the political agreement, working in close partnership with the GNA.

The EU has a package of immediate and substantial support totalling 100m€ in a number of different areas. The implementation will be prioritised upon the request of the Libyan authorities.