The delegations of the Libyan High Council of State and the House of Representatives, which took part in the second round of the sessions of the inter-Libyan dialogue, announced, Saturday evening in Bouznika, that their meetings will continue in order to reach a “ global consensus ”concerning the choice of occupants of positions of sovereignty in accordance with article 15 of the Libyan political agreement concluded in Skhirat in December 2015.
This meeting “took place in a climate of understanding and consensus around the criteria to be taken into account in choosing the occupants of positions of sovereignty, in accordance with article 15 of the Libyan political agreement concluded in Skhirat”, said Driss Omran, of the Libyan House of Representatives, in a briefing at the end of the round which began last Friday.
The two delegations had reached, during the first round of the inter-Libyan dialogue sessions in Bouznika (6-10 September 2020), “important agreements on the mechanisms to be taken into consideration in the choice of the occupants of these positions”, he stressed.
The meetings, added Mr. Omran, “will continue in order to reach a global consensus on all measures relating to Article 15 of the Libyan political agreement” reached in Skhirat.
In addition, the delegation of the Libyan High Council of State is chaired, during this round, by Mr. Fawzi Al-Agab, while that of the Libyan House of Representatives is chaired by Mr. Youssef El Akkouri.
The hosting by Morocco of these meetings constitutes a consecration of the Kingdom’s efforts to bring together the appropriate conditions and create a favorable climate to achieve a comprehensive political solution in Libya, in order to overcome the crisis in this country and achieve the the hopes and aspirations of the Libyan people to build a civil and democratic state that enjoys peace, security and stability.
Indeed, the “constructive and active” role of Morocco in the facilitation of the Libyan dialogue has been widely welcomed by the Western and Arab capitals, as well as by several international and regional organizations, headed by the United Nations ( UN).
The UN “supports all initiatives that would make it possible to advance and complement the ongoing peace efforts for the resolution of the Libyan crisis, including the last efforts of the Kingdom of Morocco which hosted the sessions of the dialogue between the High Council State and the Libyan House of Representatives, ”said his spokesperson.