Libya Urged Switzerland To Reopen Benghazi Consulate

Libya Urged Switzerland To Reopen Benghazi Consulate

TRIPOLI, Jan 26 (NNN-LANA) – A Libyan official yesterday urged Switzerland, to reopen its consulate in the coastal city of Benghazi, and facilitate procedures for Libyan nationals to visit the European country.

Youssef Al-Aqouri, chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Libyan House of Representatives, made the remarks, during a meeting with the Swiss Ambassador to Libya, Joseph Ringley, in the eastern seaport of Benghazi, the parliament, said in a statement.

The two officials discussed commercial and scientific cooperation, as well as, the return of Swiss companies to Libya, according to the statement.

Al-Aqouri praised Switzerland for supporting Libya’s stability, by hosting political dialogues in Geneva, reiterating Libya’s willingness to work with Switzerland, on human rights issues, it added.

The two sides also agreed to strengthen communication and coordination, it noted.– NNN-LANA


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