Morocco Providing Unwavering And Continuous Support To UN Efforts In Libya, Says UN Official
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Morocco Providing Unwavering And Continuous Support To UN Efforts In Libya, Says UN Official

That is why we must act collectively with all of the friends of Libya to achieve an inclusive political solution, thought out by the Libyans for the Libyans, underlined the UN official.

Team TNA

Team TNA

RABAT || Morocco is providing unwavering and continuous support to UN efforts in Libya, the Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSIL ), Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Stéphanie Williams said on Thursday in Rabat,

At a press conference following her talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans living abroad, Nasser Bourita, Williams thanked the Kingdom of Morocco, as well as His Majesty King Mohammed VI, for his unwavering and continued support for the United Nations efforts in Libya.

"The Libyans are very happy to know that I am in Morocco because they are aware that the Kingdom has a great history in supporting UN processes", especially since Morocco is the cradle of the Skhirat political agreement, noted Williams.

When the Secretary-General of the United Nations, António Guterres, addressed the Security Council last month, he indicated that the time is not in our favour, she recalled, believing that the evolution the situation on the ground corroborates the Secretary-General's remarks.

The statement by the Chairman of the Presidential Council of the GNA, Fayez Al-Sarraj, and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aguila Saleh calling for a ceasefire and a return to the political process was a very courageous statement that we must accompany.
Stéphanie Williams

That is why we must act collectively with all of the friends of Libya to achieve an inclusive political solution, thought out by the Libyans for the Libyans, underlined the UN official.

"For too long, Libya has been an international story, we now have the opportunity to make it a Libyan story", she said.

"I am very grateful for the consultations I had with Bourita and I am confident in the possibility of working together to build this inclusive dialogue and this Libyan history," she added.

Libya is facing a terrible economic crisis, conflicts now threaten central Libya and in particular the Sirte region which has 130,000 civilians in danger, in addition to the Covid-19 pandemic which is getting out of control given the evolution exponential contamination, especially in the south of the country, regretted Ms. Williams.

Given the internal dynamics, the "courageous" rapprochement between the Libyan parties, the growing frustration with the internal situation of the country and the external interventions in the conflict, "we must move quickly to find a solution to the crisis", pleaded Williams.

UNSMIL's plan, since the Berlin Conference last January, is to broaden the field of possibilities, while benefiting from the experiences accumulated during the processes already initiated, with as a cornerstone an inclusive dialogue between all stakeholders. in order to find a solution, she argued.

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