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British Ambassador meets with Parliament members in Tobruk




Alwasat - Cairo Tue 12 Feb 2019, 12:21 AM
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A number of members of the House of Representatives met at their headquarters in Tobruk with British Ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, and his accompanying delegation during on Monday to discuss political and security issues.

The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives Yousef Al-Agouri, Chairman of the Education Committee Saad Al-Marimi and members of the Council on the South, Mohammad Tamer and Ezzedine Quirib.

The head of the Foreign Affairs Committee Youssef al-Agouri said in a statement received by Alwasat that they discussed elections, the referendum on the constitution, lifting the arms embargo on the Libyan army, the sanctions imposed by the European Union on Ageilah Saleh and illegal immigration in the southern region.

Al-Agouri added: "We discussed with the British ambassador the reality of the situation in the Libyan south and the role played by the Libyan national army in order to purge it of terrorism and extremists and the sacrifices it makes for the homeland and the Libyan people."

He noted that the meeting lasted for over an hour and was in general very positive.

British Ambassador meets with Parliament members in Tobruk
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