HoR, HCS heads meet in Morocco to try and end political stalemate in Libya

Head of HCS and Speaker of HoR meet in Morocco (Photo: Internet)

The UN-brokered agreement signed by Libyan parties in the Moroccan city of Skhirat remains the only genuine and practical process to end crisis in Libya, the Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita said Monday.

The Moroccan foreign minister’s statement came after holding separate meetings with the speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives Aqilah Saleh and the head of Libya High Council of State Khalid Al-Mishri in Rabat.

Bourita told the press after the meetings that Morocco has a “clear and consistent” stance which consists in supporting Libya, the political process in this country and the dialogue between the various parties.

Morocco has worked to put all stakeholders in the best position possible to reach the Skhirat agreement, Bourita said, noting that this agreement, which constitutes a common basis for all Libyans, could be adapted, if necessary, to current circumstances.

He urged the Libyan stakeholders to speed up the process of the implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement to allow the Libyan people to choose their legitimate institutions through free and fair elections.

Bourita also called on all Libyan parties to show wisdom and to ensure that the interests of the Libyan people and Libya prevail over any other considerations, noting that Libyans and all Libya’s friendly countries need a stable Libya able to play its key role within the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU), Africa and the Arab world.

The visiting Libyan officials met also with the speaker of the Moroccan house of representatives Habib El Malki.


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