European Union foreign and defense ministers will meet late Monday in Luxembourg to discuss a plan to send security personnel to Tripoli to help train police and border guards for Libya’s new U.N.-endorsed unity government.
The security mission will only go ahead if requested by the Libyan Government of National Accord. Its first phase is to be restricted just to the Libyan capital, Tripoli.
“The EU stands ready to offer security sector support in response to possible Government of National Accord requests,” says an early draft statement prepared by diplomats for the Luxembourg meeting.
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