Dbaiba and Mitsotakis Discuss Ways of Strengthen Libyan-Greek Relations – Al Marsad

Prime Minister of the new interim Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid Dbaiba, spoke on the telephone to the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Tuesday.

(Libya, 18 March 2021) – According to the information office of the GNU, Mitsotakis congratulated Dbaiba for forming the new government in Libya, and wished him success, as well as considering ways to strengthen Libyan-Greek relations in all fields.

Dbaiba invited Mitsotakis to visit Libya, which was agreed by the latter and who in turn also extended an invitation for Dbaiba to visit Greece. They both stressed the importance of nominating a new Greek ambassador to Libya.

According to the Greek Times newspaper, “Greece looks forward to establishing contacts with the new government to strengthen bilateral relations based on international law.” And as a EU and NATO member, it also expressed its readiness to offer assistance to Libya, and contribute to the reconstruction of the country and help consolidate security.

The Greek Foreign Ministry reiterated its call for the withdrawal of all foreign troops from Libya.