The chief of the General Directorate of Coast Security of the Ministry of Interior, Bashir Bennour, met in Tunisia with a delegation from EU Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM), and European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), in addition to a delegation from the Italian Ministry of Interior to discuss the training program for personnel of Libyan Coast Guard.

The Information Office of the Ministry of Interior clarified that the meeting is a first step to be followed by other training programs within the framework of technical cooperation between the two sides.

The European side affirmed its support for the General Directorate of Coast Security by providing various technical workshops and to support them with the equipment and appliances needed for operation.