The Director of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation at the Libyan Ministry of Interior, Noureddine Abu Garida, discussed with the security attaché at the Dutch Embassy in Libya ways of joint security cooperation during a meeting held in Tripoli.

The two sides discussed the possibility of cooperation and training between Libya and The Netherlands in the areas of combating illegal immigration, organized crime, terrorism and drug trafficking.

Abu Garida called on the Dutch diplomat to support the Libyan efforts in the field of combating illegal immigration and to mobilize the necessary support at the European Union.

The two parties stressed the necessity of adopting a mechanism for exchanging information and benefiting from modern technologies adopted by the Dutch government in the field of border security, in preparation for signing a memorandum of understanding that could consolidate cooperation in the security field.