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Libyan Newswire

President of Presidency Council Meets UN Secretary General.

Geneva, 28 February 2017(Lana) The President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al Serraj has met, on the sidelines of the 34th UN Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva, the Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres. Al Serraj explained the efforts made by the Council to reach a consensus among all parties in Libya, to end the conflict and the suffering of citizens. Guterres said he actively seeking to help Libya put in place a more viable mechanism at the UN, saying Libya was one of his priorities, and stressing the need for joint cooperation to restore stability to the country away from foreign intervention. Al Serraj expressed his gratitude for the UN role since the start of the crisis in Libya, explaining that the country was a victim of terrorism and irregular migration. Al Serraj stressed the need to integrate the armed groups into the Libyan Army which requires training and equipment, noting that international effort in this respect was still meagre. =Lana=

Source: Libya News Agency