The United Kingdom today, Wednesday, welcomed Morocco’s efforts for a peaceful and stable Libya, particularly through the Libyan dialogue in Bouznika and Tangiers, which contributed to the implementation of the Convention on the Appointment of Sovereigns in Libya.
In a joint statement issued following the strategic dialogue between Morocco and the United Kingdom, the two countries reaffirmed their firm commitment to Libya’s sovereignty, independence, regional and national unity.
British Foreign Secretary Liss Truss and Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Borida, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. He said Security Council Resolution 2570 underscores the key role of the United Nations. And for the Libyans.
In this context, they noted the need to look forward to parallel efforts outside the auspices of the United Nations.
The statement added that the two ministers appreciated the ceasefire agreement reached on October 23, 2020, the withdrawal of foreign troops and mercenaries from Libya, and the action plan approved by the 5 + 5 Joint Military Group.
They also stressed the importance of a comprehensive and consultative electoral process acceptable to the relevant Libyan parties.
On the other hand, both countries strongly condemned the use of chemical weapons, which is a violation of international law, and expressed their strong belief that those responsible for the use of these weapons should be held accountable for their actions. All state parties must comply with their obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention.
For this purpose, Mr. Purida and Ms. Tross called on the government to work for the implementation of the above agreement and for strengthening the role of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons.
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