The Address | Benghazi – Libya
LONDON – Britain’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Alistair Burt, affirmed his country’s to Libya in the fight against terrorism in the aftermath of ISIS’s terror attack on the Foreign Minister of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
In a phone call with GNA’s Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala, the British minister expressed his condolences to the families of the victims and wish a quick recovery for those injured.
He affirmed Britain’s support for the Tripoli-based government “in its war against terrorism and full readiness to help raise the efficiency of those working in the areas of security in general and anti-terrorism in particular,” according to a statement the media office of GNA’s Foreign Ministry.
Suicide attackers and gunmen targeted last Tuesday the headquarters of the Tripoli-based Foreign Ministry. Three people were killed and nine others will injured following the attack.
Terrorist group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack.
Shocked at Christmas Day attack on Libyan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tripoli. I spoke to Libyan Foreign Minister Siyala today to offer my condolences to him and his staff. UK stands in solidarity with Libya against terrorism.
— Rt Hon Alistair Burt (@AlistairBurtUK) December 28, 2018