UN Envoy: Morocco Plays ‘Important Role’ in Political Support to Inter-Libyan Talks | Maghreb Arab Press

Morocco is playing a positive role in the search for a lasting solution to the Libya crisis, according to the UN:

MAP logoMorocco has played a “very important role” in the political support to the talks between the Libyan parties, crowned by the initialing Saturday night of the Skhirat Agreement aimed at ending the political and military crisis, U.N. Special Envoy Bernardino Leon said.

“The Skhirat Agreement was made possible thanks to the contribution of many Libyans who worked within the working groups and other groups, but also thanks to the host country, Morocco, which has played a very important role, which is not only a host role, but also a role of political support”, the UN official told MAP following the initialing ceremony of the agreement.

“This is a very important partnership between Morocco and the UN mission”, Leon said, especially that “during the next step, the parties will work on complex aspects, namely the formation of a national unity government, the negotiation of annexes (of the Agreement) and especially the involvement of armed groups, the Libyan army and the militias”.

Libyan dialogue participants on Saturday night initialed the Libyan Political Agreement at a ceremony held in Skhirat, Morocco, which aims to cease fighting and form a unity government…[original story, subscription required]

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