Photo: General Yuri Zhadobin of Belarus
Libya and Belarus signed on Wednesday in Tripoli a protocol of cooperation in defense matters as part of the efforts of the two countries to strengthen bilateral relations.
Lieutenant General Aboubaker Yunis Jaber, Secretary of the General Interim Defense Committee, signed the protocol on the Libyan side and Minister of Defence Lieutenant General Yuri Zhadobin of Belarus.
The agreement came after two days of talks last week during which meetings were held to discuss cooperation between the two countries in various fields.
General Jaber said the visit by the Belarusian delegation reflected a desire by the two countries to push relations between the two countries towards further progress.
On his part, General Zhadobin said his country was keen to advance relations with Libya in all areas, expressing his appreciation for the warm welcome he and the accompanying delegation were met with in Libya.