Tripoli, 9 May 2021(Lana) Foreign and international Cooperation Minister Najla Al Mangoush today renewed a call for the Russian Wagner mercenaries and all foreign forces to be withdrawn from Libya either from south, west or east of the country.
The Foreign Ministry website said Al Mangoush made the remarks during a tour of the southern region during which she visited border towns.
Speaking about relations with neighboring countries she said ‘we wish stability for the neighboring Chad in accordance with what its people decide for themselves peacefully. We have suffered a lot from cross border armed groups and manipulation of them by Libyan conflict parties, and we have repeatedly asked those countries to help us control their subjects to reach solutions in their countries, to save us the evils of war.’
‘Today we call for withdrawal of all foreign forces ‘wagner, Jinjaweed, Syrians and other from all of Libya, south, east or west, by working towards achieving this with 5+5 Military Committee with international supervision and in accordance with relevant UN Security Council resolutions, Al Mangoush said.
We are working towards restoring our sovereignty and prepare for free and fair elections free of pressure of arms and force, she added.