Wednesday, 19/2/2020 | 12:53 UTC+0
Libyan Newswire

President of the Presidency Council meets with UN Secretary General.

Tripoli, President of the Presidency Council, Fayez Saraj met Monday with the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres accompanied by the Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs. The meeting was attended by the delegated Foreign Minister, Mohamed Saila, and the political advisor Taher al Sunni, at the sideline of the African Summit held in Addis Ababa. At the outset of the meeting Saraj congratulated for his new post wishing him success in the light of the magnitude of the challenges facing him. The two sides touched the recent important developments in Libya. In this respect Saraj underlined the need that the UN play more effective role in support of the Libyan people at both political and humanitarian levels. He pointed out that there were no clear political strategy in the past years, lack of aid and lake of coordination between the UN missions and the international communities. Saraj asked the UN mission to adopt a new approach to support stability of the country and to care for the humanitarian situation before anything else. Guterres confirmed full support to the presidency Council and the government of national accord, being the sole legitimate government in the country, and his serious endeavour to harness UN resources to finding a consensus that encompasses all parties and he would do all possible in support of the Libyans irregrdless of political polarization, and would continue direct contacts to coordinate a strategy for the next stage.

Source: Libya News Agency