Cairo, April 14, 2021 (LANA) - The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, discussed during a meeting today, Wednesday, in Cairo with the UN envoy to Libya, Jan Kubisch, the latest developments in the Libyan arena.
An official source at the Arab League said in a statement that Aboul Gheit and Kubish reviewed during the meeting the overall developments in Libya on the political, security and economic arenas.
The two sides discussed the role of the Arab League in support of the settlement process in Libya under the auspices of the United Nations, including by supporting the new executive authority under the leadership of the President of the Presidency Council, Muhammad al-Manfi, and Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid al-Dabaiba, and encouraging the Libyans to complete the implementation of the political roadmap adopted by the Forum for Political Dialogue.
They also discussed ways to complete the entitlements and steps stipulated in the ceasefire agreement, chief among them the expulsion of foreign forces and mercenaries from all Libyan lands, and the commitment to hold the national elections scheduled for next December 24.
In this context, Aboul Gheit stressed the Arab League’s keenness to strengthen its cooperative relations and its harmonious and complementary work with the United Nations in support of this pure Libyan national march as he described it, as well as upgrading the level of joint work with the rest of its partners within the framework of the Quartet.
It is noteworthy that the Quartet on Libya includes in its membership the Arab League, the United Nations, the African Union and the European Union.
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