Tunisian president calls for immediate cession of hostilities in Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi received Thursday Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and the Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum, after their tripartite meeting on the Libyan crisis held in Tunis.

According to a presidency statement, the meeting addressed the development of the situation in Libya and the joint efforts of Tunisia, Algeria, and Egypt to stop the fighting in Libya and settle the crisis there under the auspices of the United Nations.

Essebsi expressed on this occasion the deep concern of Tunisia about the situation in neighboring Libya. He calls for an immediate cession of hostilities in Libya and the return to political dialogue.

“For his part, Shoukry highlighted the leading role of neighboring countries in the return of peace and stability of Libya,” said the statement.

The Algerian minister stressed the importance of coordination and joint action for the resumption of the political process and the realization of a comprehensive consensual settlement able to bring Libya out of its current crisis.


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