France welcomes UN economic meeting on Libya

PARIS – France welcomed on Sunday the upcoming UN-sponsored meeting on the economic reforms in Libya, stressing that “economic governance and financial transparency throughout Libya are essential for [Libyan] citizens and the stability of the country”.

The UN Support Mission in Libya announced on Friday that it will convene a “technical meeting”, co-chaired by Egypt, the US and the EU, for the representatives of Libya’s main financial institutions at the UN Office in Geneva “to reach an agreement on critical policy reforms”.

The UN-sponsored meeting is scheduled to take place on December 14-15, according to Alessandra Vellucci, the director of the United Nations Information Service in Geneva.

The French Embassy in Libya tweeted that it wishes the UN and the participants “every success” for the meeting.


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