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- Fighting Rages as Libya Force Pushes Toward Key Western City
- Fractured Tunisian Parliament Moves Toward Agreement on PM
- Merkel Stresses That Europe Has An Interest In Preventing The Escalation Of The Conflict In Libya
- The German Chancellor And The Chinese President Discuss Implementing The Outputs Of The Berlin Conference On Libya
- Chad’s Foreign Minister: The Spread Of Arms And The Worsening Situation In The Sahel Have Been Caused By The Libyan Crisis
August 24, 2014 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“Canada deplores in the strongest terms the ongoing violence and destruction in Libya and is appalled by the reported incidents of human rights abuses. We urge all parties to accept an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities.
“It is unacceptable that it is the people of Libya who pay the ultimate price in this conflict. They have sacrificed a lot for their freedom and recently elected the House of Representatives as their sole and legitimate representative.
“Canada will continue to work closely with its allies and partners to support Libya’s elected institutions and hold to account those responsible for violations of international law.
“Canada stands with the Libyan people in their struggle to defeat terrorism and violence, restore the rule of law, and build a free, prosperous and democratic society.”
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