France to deliver 6 boats to the Libyan Coast Guard in June
France’s Defense Minister, Florence Parly, announced on Saturday that her country will provide the Libyan Coast Guard with six equipped boats, which will arrive in June.
The announcement came during Parly’s meeting with Prime Minister of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj, in the margins of the Munich Security Conference.
The French minister also approved a program for training and equipping the Libyan Coast Guard, which Parly praised its successes in the face of the problems of illegal immigration.
At the end of the meeting, Al-Sarraj invited the French minister to Libya in the context of consolidating relations between the two countries.