The Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Sarraj, hosted the Foreign Minister of Nigeria, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday at the headquarters of the PC in Tripoli.

According to the Information Office of Sarraj, the meeting discussed a number of issues for cooperation in addition to the illegal immigration file.

Both sides agreed to strengthen ties through the African Union to address this phenomenon, stressing the importance of the decisions of the Euro-African Summit in Abidjan and joint action to dismantle human smuggling networks.

The Nigerian Minister announced that his country would begin to repatriate its citizens to Nigeria using this visit as a start to the procedure.