Boukadoum stresses need for settlement via inter-Libyan dialogue

APS - 28 January 2021

ALGIERS- Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabri Boukadoum reiterated Wednesday, in Tripoli, Algeria's position calling to the need for a political settlement of the Libyan crisis through an inter-Libyan dialogue able to build legitimate and united institutions.

Algerian Foreign minister underlined, during his talks with some Libyan officials, "Algeria's consistent and integral position with the Libyan people since the beginning of the crisis, a position stressing the need to reach a political settlement through an inter-Libyan dialogue able to build legitimate and united institutions through fair and transparent elections guaranteeing the Libyan people's unity and sovereignty in all their territories," said the source.

During his visit to Libya, Boukadoum was received by Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya's Government of National Accord Fayez Al-Sarraj, added the source, pointing out that Foreign minister discussed with President of the State's High Council Khaled al-Mechri, Chairman of the Parliament Hammouda Siala and a group of parliamentarians.

He also held long talks with his counterpart of Libya's Government of National Accord Mohamed Taher Siala.

The talks also focused on the latest developments in Libya as well as prospects of the political settlement process led by the UN mission.

The two sides examined ways to promote bilateral and fraternal relations between the two countries for the best interests and aspirations of the two brotherly peoples.

The Libyan officials expressed their "deep gratitude" to Algeria for its integral position, rejecting all forms of foreign interference in Libya's domestic affairs, as well as its ongoing support to the efforts aimed at establishing peace and stability in Libya," said the communiqué.