Libya's Foreign Ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the European Union Mission to assist in integrated border management.

The agreement will see the EU provide assistance and technical advice to Libyan authorities concerned with border security management.

The memorandum aims to support Libyan authorities, and ensure that the mission’s activities in Libya are consistent with the country's relevant laws and legislation, the Foreign Ministry stated.

It highlighted that the agreement was the result of years of negotiations led by relevant government officials.

The Director of the European Affairs Department, Abdel Rahman Khamada and the Head of the EUBAM mission, Natalina Chia inked the MoU on behalf of both sides.