The Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Libya, Ambassador Jose Sabadell, said that the upcoming weeks will be crucial for Libya.

This came during his congratulations to the Libyan people on Friday, on the occasion of the onset of New Year.

Sabadell added that the EU stands firmly with the Libyans in their pursuit of peace and virtue, pointing out that the strengthening of the ceasefire agreement, economic recovery and preparation of elections are amongst the main priorities of the EU and its member states.