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Libyan Newswire


ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, May 3 (NNN-WAM) - The United Arab Emirates announced a significant breakthrough, in the efforts to resolve the Libyan crisis, after arranging a meeting here between Khalifa Haftar, commander of the Libyan army, and Fayez Al Sarraj, chairman of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord.

The meeting is an important step on the road to reaching a tangible progress in the political process in Libya, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said.

The meeting will be a positive development to guarantee a political solution to the crisis and instability in Libya, and affirmed UAE's commitment to support all efforts, to build on the current momentum for a swift, comprehensive and lasting solution to the Libyan crisis, the statement said.

It also renewed UAE's firm position in support of Libya's independence and unity and of all efforts seeking a political solution, inclusive of all key players and regions in Libya. The UAE had always believed that the Libyan political agreement represents the best framework to end the current crisis and that it should be endorsed by all Libyan parties and by the international community.

The UAE appreciates the role played by the UN and its Special Representative to Libya, Martin Kobler. The UAE reminded that the absence of a stable government in Libya has greatly aggravated the current migration problems, according to the statement.

The UAE supports efforts to end the current crisis in Libya, including the recent efforts to set up a quartet, the neighbouring countries' meetings and the efforts by the UN and other regional organisations. The UAE remains an active participant in the multi-faceted efforts, including those of the 3 3 and the Quartet on Libya. The Ministry also voiced concern over the presence of Daesh and other extremist forces in Libya and said, the UAE welcomes the efforts by the Libyan National Army and the Government of National Accord of Libya in confronting the terrorists.-- NNN-WAM

Source: NAM News Network