London hosts ministerial meeting on Libya

A previous ministerial meeting on Libya (Photo: Archive – Internet)

London is hosting Thursday a six-party ministerial meeting in the presence of the foreign ministers of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the United Nations envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salameh.

Egyptian foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abou Zeid said the meeting was aimed at reviewing the outcome of talks between Salameh and the different Libyan parties, in addition to efforts to resolve the crisis and consolidate accord and reconciliation, Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper reported.

In a statement, Abou Zeid said that the meeting was based on a British initiative to bolster efforts towards achieving national reconciliation in Libya, it added.

The newspaper also indicated that the statement also calls for pushing for the implementation of the Skhirat Agreement by emphasizing the role of the UN, ahead of the high-level meeting on Libya, which was called for by the UN secretary general on the sidelines of next week’s UN General Assembly.

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