BRUSSELS, 22nd August, 2020 (WAM)– The European Union warmly invited the statements released on August 21, 2020, on a ceasefire in Libya as a positive primary step forward, which shows the determination of the Libyan leaders to conquer the existing stalemate.
The EU stated these statements will produce a new wish for a commonalities towards a tranquil political solution to the longstanding Libyan crisis and the termination of all foreign interference throughout the nation.
“We fully support the arrangement around the concepts to right away stop all military activities across Libya, requiring the departure of all foreign fighters and mercenaries present in Libya, and resume the negotiating procedure in the structure of the UN-led Berlin process, according to a statement by the EU High Representative/Vice-President, Josep Borrell, on behalf of European Union on the political announcements by the Libyan leaders.
“We now urge all the Libyan celebrations, and all those supporting them in any kind, to translate these principles into concrete actions on the ground causing an irreversible ceasefire, as part of the conversations within the 5 +5 joint military committee and to relaunch the political process.”” We took note of the statements relating to the lifting of the blockade on oil facilities. We now call for these statements to be followed by concrete advancements in regards to a complete resumption at complete capacity throughout the country in the interest of all the Libyan people, together with the application of economic reforms with a view to settling on a reasonable and transparent circulation mechanism for oil profits and to enhancing the governance of Libyan economic and financial institutions, “the declaration added.
“The European Union restates its full support to the UN and the Libyans in implementing these principles. We declare our dedication to the Libyan people in their efforts to establish a sovereign, united, stable and thriving nation,”the declaration concluded.