February 6th, local time, the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued an announcement that the Greek government would reopen the Greek Embassy in Libya in Tripoli.
The proclamation said that Greece will reopen its embassy in Libya and establish a consulate-general in Benghazi in accordance with the procedures in view of the election of the Prime Minister and President’s Committee of the Libyan Transitional Government at the meeting of the Libyan Forum for Political Dialogue on the 5th.
Greek Prime Minister Mizotakis said in an article on his social media platform on the 5th that he congratulated the newly elected Libyan leader as an “important step towards peace” in Libya.
After the overthrow of Gaddafi’s regime in 2011, Libya fell into turmoil, and Greece closed its embassy in Libya in Tripoli in July 2014.
On the 5th of this month, the latest round of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum was held in Geneva, Switzerland, to elect the unified interim administration of Libya.