Libya and the Czech Republic have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to initiate political consultations and facilitate the reopening of the Czech Embassy in Tripoli, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation announced on Monday.

The MoU was signed by Abdulrahman Khmada, Director of the European Affairs Department at Libya’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Petr Hladík, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Khmada hosted Hladík and his delegation at the ministry’s HQ in Tripoli to continue discussions aimed at strengthening Libyan-Czech relations, following up on talks held at the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs last year.

The ministry indicated that the initiative is part of its efforts to encourage the return of foreign embassies to Tripoli.

Discussions focused on enhancing cooperation in various fields, with both sides committed to elevating their bilateral relations.

The MoU outlines plans for alternating political consultation sessions to foster bilateral ties and coordinate on regional and international issues of shared interest.