|14 May. 2020
NATO Secretary General discusses current security challenges with President Erdogan
Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call with the President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the President’s request, on Thursday (14 May 2020). They discussed NATO’s ongoing efforts to support Allies in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The Secretary General commended Turkey for its support with medical equipment to other Allies and partners, in response to requests made through NATO’s Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre.
|13 May. 2019
NATO Secretary General calls for end to Libya fighting
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Libya Ghassan Salamé at NATO headquarters on Monday (13 May 2019) for talks on the security situation in Libya.
|22 Jun. 2017
Secretary General welcomes Libyan Prime Minister to NATO headquarters
NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, welcomed the Prime Minister of Libya, Mr. Fayez al-Sarraj, at NATO Headquarters on Thursday (22 June 2017) for talks about how the Alliance could help Libya build effective defence and security institutions.
|17 Jun. 2016
NATO Secretary General and Libyan Foreign Minister discuss how NATO can support Libya
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met Mohamed Taha Siala, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Libya on Friday (17 June 2016). They discussed the political and security situation in Libya. The Secretary General said he was encouraged by the progress made by the Government of National Accord led by Prime Minister Fayez Al Sarraj and conveyed NATO’s support for the political dialogue process led by the United Nations.
|31 Mar. 2016
NATO Secretary General welcomes the Libyan Presidential Council’s arrival in Tripoli
I welcome the arrival of the Prime Minister Designate Fayez Al-Sarraj and of the Presidential Council in Tripoli. This marks an important step in Libya’s democratic transition and path to peace.
|17 Dec. 2015
NATO Secretary General welcomes signing of Libya political agreement
I welcome the signature of the Political Agreement by the Libyan actors in Skhirat today. This is a significant step on the road to bring peace and stability to the people of Libya. I look forward to its implementation and to the formation of an inclusive national unity government.
Euro-Atlantic Disaster Response Coordination Centre (EADRCC)
|06 Mar. 2014
NATO reaffirms commitment to assist Libya at Rome Conference
The Alliance stands ready to help advise Libyan authorities in developing a national security strategy and strengthening their defence institutions, NATO Deputy Secretary General Ambassador Alexander Vershbow said Thursday's (6 March 2014) at the Ministerial Conference on Libya in Rome. ''Libya has already come a long way. But there is still much to do. First and foremost by the people of Libya themselves and especially by their political leaders,'' stressed Ambassador Vershbow. ''NATO stands ready to help in areas where the Libyan Government needs our help and where we can add value.''
|21 Oct. 2013
NATO Secretary General’s statement on advisory team for Libya
Allies have agreed to respond positively to the request made by the Libyan Prime Minister for NATO to provide advice on defence institution building in Libya, as part of the overall efforts of the international community. We will establish a small advisory team to conduct this effort.
|26 Sep. 2013
NATO Secretary General holds talks with Libya, Turkey
The Alliance remains open to help the Libyan government rebuild its security sector, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen told Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan during talks on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday (25 September 2013). The Secretary General also held a separate meeting with the Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Davutoglu focused on the situation in the Middle East.