20 February – 26 February: Libya signs agreement on Joint Operation Centre for securing common border

Feb 26, 2019 | International actors

On 22 February, ministers from Libya, Niger, Sudan and Chad signed the executive regulations of a new Joint Operations Centre for securing Libya’s common border with Niger, Chad and Sudan. According to the Government of National Accord’s (GNA) Foreign Ministry, a delegate will soon be appointed to the Operations Centre.

On 24 February, the head of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Serraj, travelled to Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt for joint European Union- African Union summit. With a focus on “Investing in Stability”, the summit aimed to promote joint relations in illegal migration, security, counter-terrorism, trade and investment.