On Tuesday, French President Emmanuel Macron said that they will reopen his country’s embassy in the Libyan capital of Tripoli next Monday.
These remarks came after meeting the head of Libya’s presidency council, Mohammed al-Menfi in Paris.
Al-Menfi, heading a high-level delegation, landed in Paris earlier today on a state visit to France.
The first official visit of Al-Mnifi comes in response to an invitation from the French president, in light of the two sides’ keenness to develop and enhance the strategic relations between Libya and France.
The head of Libya’s Presidential Council and his deputy Mohamed Moussa Al-Koni will attend a dinner banquet at the Elysée Palace this evening.
The Libyan delegation is also set to head to Cairo for talks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi over the latest political developments in the North African nation.
On Monday, Al-Menfi attended a meeting with the head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Ján Kubiš in Tripoli. The Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU) Abdul-Hamid Dbaiba, Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush have attended the meeting.