EUBAM Libya welcomed the Civilian Operations Commander Stefano Tomat to Tripoli to visit the Mission and the key Libyan partners of the Mission during the last week of November.
The Commander and his delegation of representatives from CPCC and the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments first visited the sub-office of EUBAM Libya in Tunis. On the next morning, the Commander and his delegation were warmly welcomed to Libya at Mitiga airport by the Head of Missionand the representatives of the Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Continuing his visit on the second day, the Commander, the Head of Mission and representatives of the Mission and CPCC had several productive meetings with various key Libyan partners of EUBAM Libya. First meeting was with the Head of European Affairs Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation and his staff. This department has a very important role in coordination of the cooperation between the Mission and Libyan partners.
On the third and final day of the visit in Libya, Commander Stefano Tomat, together with EUBAM Head of Mission and representatives of CPCC, the Mission and EU Delegation, conducted a field visit to the Libyan-Tunisian border. The Commander highly appreciated this opportunity, arranged and coordinated by Libyan authorities under different Ministries, to visit one of the key areas where the Mission sees possibilities for future support.