Fayez al-Sarraj, the prime minister of Libya’s unity government, and Marine Corps Gen. Thomas D. Waldhauser, commander of U.S. Africa Command, render honors before a meeting at the U.S. Africa Command headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, April 5, 2017. (Africom photo by Nate Herring)

Libya’s Capital Hosts First International Anti-Terrorism Conference

The Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) of the Presidential Council organized the first international anti-terrorism conference in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on Sunday under the slogan “Fighting Terrorism: Reality and Challenges.”

The organizers said the conference aims to rally international and regional support around Libya in the current crisis so terrorism can be eradicated from the country and its sponsoring sources can be blocked, adding that intelligence exchange can also help undermine terrorists’ movements.

The conference also aims at defining the term “terrorism” so there can be effective combating efforts, not to mention the necessary international community’s role in supporting Libya to have a clear scheme to see terror vanquish from the war-torn country.

Read more at The Libya Observer

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