Supporting the Libyan authorities in their efforts to combat terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime
Question for written answer E-001649/2021
to the Vice-President of the Commission / High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
Özlem Demirel (The Left)
One of the objectives of EUBAM Libya is to combat terrorism and organised crime. EU Member State police forces have assisted the Libyan authorities in setting up a ‘National Counter-Terrorism Team’ and procuring equipment. Support has also been provided for a ‘Crime Prevention Unit’.
- 1.What steps has EUBAM Libya taken to support the Libyan authorities in the fight against terrorism, organised crime and cybercrime?
- 2.What equipment has been procured and how has EUBAM Libya helped with that process?
- 3.Which Libyan ministries are responsible for the ‘National Counter-Terrorism Team’, the ‘Crime Prevention Unit’ and the ‘Cybercrime Centre’ in Tripoli, and can these bodies be described as intelligence agencies?
Last updated: 12 April 2021