By: Nadeemy Haded
European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has not ruled out any options regarding the bloc's support for a ceasefire in Libya.
This came in a press statement made by the head of European diplomacy today, Monday, in response to a question regarding the possible deployment of European forces in Libya, where he said: We will discuss "all options" to support a formal cease-fire in Libya if an agreement is concluded in this regard.
Borrell said: "A ceasefire needs someone to monitor it ... It cannot be said," Here is a ceasefire "and we forget it ... there should be someone who is monitoring and managing it."
Borrell also stressed the necessity of resuming the naval operation that the European Union has been carrying out since 2015 in Libyan waters, to rescue migrants, combat human and arms trafficking and train Libyan personnel, which stopped last spring because of Italy's position.
The Italian Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, announced after the end of the Berlin conference on the Libyan settlement on Sunday, that his country is ready to play a prominent role in monitoring a ceasefire agreement in Libya.