Libyan Cloud News Agency – Paris
The Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Jan Kubis, visited France and held talks with French officials.
Kubis met with the Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian and held discussions on the situation in Libya in light of latest development in the region.
Both sides stressed the importance to expedite the implementation of the ceasefire agreement and the full withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries to make further progress in the implementation of the Libyan roadmap for holding the elections on 24 December 2021.
Kubis also met with the Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Christophe Farnaud, and Special Envoy Paul Soler, accompanied by other high officials.
In a meeting with the Advisor to the President for the MENA region, Patrick Durel, Kubis reiterated the UN appreciation to the French President and the Government of France for the continuous support to UN efforts and to the peace process in Libya.
They discussed the situation in Libya and called on national and international actors to respect the sovereignty of Libya, including by complying with relevant UN Security Council resolutions.