EU ready to help but Libya must act first, says Mogherini

(AGI) New York, March 9 - The European Union is "ready andwilling to provide all kinds of assistance" in Libya, FedericaMogherini said in her first speech as the High Representativefor EU Foreign Policy before the UN Security Council on Monday.However, "the first step must be made by Libyans", she stated.With time running out in order to avert a crisis, "thepolitical leaders in the country must make every possibleeffort to achieve the necessary compromises and take advantageof this opportunity to reach an agreement and form a nationalunity government", she emphasised. (AGI).

(AGI) New York, March 9 - The European Union is "ready andwilling to provide all kinds of assistance" in Libya, FedericaMogherini said in her first speech as the High Representativefor EU Foreign Policy before the UN Security Council on Monday.However, "the first step must be made by Libyans", she stated.With time running out in order to avert a crisis, "thepolitical leaders in the country must make every possibleeffort to achieve the necessary compromises and take advantageof this opportunity to reach an agreement and form a nationalunity government", she emphasised. (AGI).