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LIBYA – Morocco welcomes appointment of new UN envoy

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Morocco welcomed on Sunday the appointment by Antonio Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, of Senegalese Abdoulaye Bathily as Special Representative for Libya and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).

In a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans Living Abroad, the Kingdom of Morocco expresses its “full support” for the new UN envoy and affirms its “full willingness” to cooperate alongside him in order to contribute “effectively” efforts to ensure that the Libyan parties reach the necessary consensus for the holding of parliamentary and presidential elections, as the only way to overcome the current situation, stresses the statement.

Morocco, which hosted the signing of the Libyan Skhirat Political Agreement on 17 December 2015 and hosted the Inter-Parliamentary Dialogue SessionsLibya in Bouznika, will continue its commitment to international efforts to establish security and stability in this Maghreb country, concludes the communiqué.

Source: The Economist


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