EU provides search and rescue vessel to Libyan coastguard

Feb 5, 2023 | International actors

On 6 February, EU Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi attended the handover ceremony of the first of five EU-financed search and rescue vessels to the Libyan coastguard. The handover ceremony took place in Adria, Italy, in the presence of Antonio Tajani, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs of Italy, and Najla Mangoush, the Government of National Unity (GNU) Minister of Foreign Affairs.