The French President's special envoy to Libya, Paul Soler, reaffirmed his country's support for the efforts to unify the Libyan army, reduce illegal immigration, and combat cross-border crime.

In a meeting with the representative of the Presidential Council, Mossa Al-Koni, Paul Soler expressed his country's readiness to cooperate with the relevant authorities in Libya and provide it with the logistical capabilities to perform its tasks in securing the borders.

Paul Soler also stressed the need to continue consultation with countries interested in Libya in cooperation with political parties in order to reach concrete agreements that lead to holding elections whose results are acceptable to all participants, in addition to supporting efforts aimed at reconstruction, especially the southern region.

The French envoy indicated that the Libyan file was one of his country's first concerns, seeking to help Libya address the political impasse by communicating with political parties to achieve stability and reach elections.

Al-Koni pointed to the neutrality of the Presidential Council toward consensus among all parties to address the political impasse, noting that the national reconciliation file had reached advanced stages. He commended the level of Libyan-French relations and the importance of developing them in various fields that would contribute to accelerating the achievement of stability and reconstruction.

Al-Koni said that the efforts aimed at controlling the borders, especially the southern ones, to confront the threats of the flow of illegal immigration and terrorism, as an important point for cooperation between Libya and France.