The inaugural meeting of the Joint Committee convened between Libyan authorities and the European Union Integrated Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) on Tuesday.

In a press release, EUBAM said the "cooperation demonstrates the Mission's commitment to supporting the capacity of the Libyan authorities responsible for border security and management."

According to the statement, the Joint Committee will oversee and coordinate cooperation between the two sides, while the EU mission will provide technical consultations and facilitations to Libyan authorities concerned with border management and security in coordination with the European Delegation in Libya.

During the meeting, the parties reviewed EUBAM's past activities and outlined a strategic plan spanning from May 2024 to June 2025, tailored to meet Libya's specific requirements.

In conclusion, both sides agreed to prioritize enhancing the capabilities of Libyan border management and security authorities to secure the border area of Alassa and the border crossing point of Ras Ajdir, as well as providing technical and logistic support to maritime borders.