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France hails appointment of Salameh as United Nations Secretary General's Special Representative for Libya

NNA – “France praises the appointment of Ghassan Salameh as the Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya,” French Embassy in Lebanon said in a press release on Tuesday.

“[France] will give [Ghassan Salameh] full support [on his new mission] in order to promote dialogue between the [conflicting] parties in Lybia, as well as consolidating the political process sponsored by the United Nations and coordinating the diplomatic initiatives,” the statement added.

France also called on the various political parties in Lybia to recommit to the Lybian Political Agreement to counter the organized crimes and terrorism.

In this context, France expressed keenness over the implementation of the Security Council Resolutions which included full compliance of arms embargo and combating exportation of illegal oil.

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