Libya-Crisis-Tripartite Meeting: Agreement to support UN plan, holding of next meeting in Tunis | Tunisia News Gazette

Libya-Crisis-Tripartite Meeting: Agreement to support UN plan, holding of next meeting in Tunis

Foreign Ministers of Tunisia, Khemaies Jhinaoui, of Algeria, Abdelkader Mesahel, and Egypt, Sameh Chokri, agreed to support the UN plan, the efforts of the UN Secretary General Special Envoy to Libya

Ghassan Salama, and to hold the next meeting in Tunis to follow up the tripartite initiative to resolve the Libyan crisis.

Khemaies Jhinaoui stressed at the tripartite ministerial meeting Wednesday in Cairo, follow-up of the Tunisian presidential initiative of solution to the crisis in this sisterly country, the constant positions of Tunisia on the basis of the principles set out by the declaration of Tunis in February 2017, to ensure stability in Libya and security in the region.

He reviewed Tunisia’s efforts since the meeting in Algiers last June to reconcile the protagonists’ positions of the Libyan crisis and the meeting with the components of the political life and tribes in Libya, according to a statement of the Foreign Affairs Ministry released Wednesday night.

Jhinaoui emphasised the importance of supporting the “UN Plan of Action in Libya” and the efforts of UN Special Envoy Ghassan Salama as well as the role of the three neighbouring countries in the success of the dialogue organised in Tunisia on the basis of a political agreement under the auspices of the United Nations.

The minister reiterated the refusal of any foreign intervention and vescalation that could shatter the political process. He called on all Libyan stakeholders to engage in the ongoing dialogue to reach a compromise formula to end the transitional period, to hold presidential and legislative elections paving the way for building permanent institutions of the Libyan state, the formation of a central government capable of fighting terrorism, controlling the borders and providing the necessary services to the Libyan people.

Source: TAP News Agency

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