Wednesday, 23 January 2013:
Britain’s National Security Adviser, Kim Darroch, was in Tripoli today, Wednesday, for talks with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan . . .[restrict]on security collaboration. He also met with First Deputy Prime Minister Sadiq Abdulkarim. The talks also focussed on security and how Britain could help Libya in the field.
According to the Libyan news agency, LANA, Zeidan and Darroch looked at ways of putting relations between the two countries on a new basis.
Yesterday evening, Darroch had talks with the Interior Minister, Ashour Shuwail, in which they too focussed on British efforts to assist Libya in ensuring security. The Minister praised the UK for its support in the area and said that it would have a role to play in the establishment of security and stability in Libya.
Also currently in Tripoli is a UK maritime delegation which has been visiting the Libyan navy. The various companies participating are looking in particular at providing naval training . [/restrict]