Minister Evarist Bartolo condemns the assassination attempt on the UN-backed government’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha

Reference Number: PR210373, Press Release Issue Date: Feb 22, 2021
 
Minister for Foreign and European Affairs Evarist Bartolo joins the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Libya Jan Kubis in condemning and expressing concern on the assassination attempt on the UN-backed government’s Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha, in the capital city of Tripoli.

Malta also calls for a fully transparent investigation into this violent act which threatens the ongoing political process and the peaceful livelihoods of all Libyans, who have been suffering for far too long.

Minister Bartolo reiterated his appeal to all parties to commit to the UN-led political process and to join forces in building a safe and prosperous Libya in the hands of Libyans and for the good of all Libyans.