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Libyan Newswire

UN Secretary General: preparing appropriate climate for elections in Libya is essential.

New York, The UN Secretary General, Antonio

Guterres called for speeding up the preparation for an appropriate

climate for elections in Libya. He called on the House of

Representatives and High State Council for consultations and finalize

election law as soon as possible.

In press statement, Guterres welcomed the realized progress in

the UN plan of Action, and launching the national gathering,

considering its meeting an important factor to encourage the public

and urge them for initiatives and express their ideas and present

their opinions in the public domain for discussions and study.

The UN Secretary general viewed Libyan women participation in

the political process an encouraging sign for gender equality and

women participation in the political life. He praised the

achievement made in national reconciliation.

Antonio Guterres stressed the need for the return of the

displaced to their places of origin voluntarily and safely noting the

need for the return of the people of Taurgha.

Source: Libya News Agency

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