Morocco's positive role in supporting stability in Libya hailed by Libyan Foreign Minister

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush hailed, on Tuesday in Fez, Morocco’s “positive role” in supporting stability in Libya.

“The Kingdom of Morocco has always played a positive role in supporting stability in Libya and the efforts of the government of national unity and Libyan institutions, in order to move forward and achieve a constitutional basis for the organization of free and honest elections, accepted by the Libyan people”, underlined Ms Mangoush, in a statement to the press following her talks with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, African Cooperation and Moroccans residing in abroad, Nasser Bourita, on the sidelines of the 9th forum of the Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC).

“The stability of Libya is part of the stability of the region, and we will not be stable without the efforts of our brothers, whether on the African continent or in the Maghreb countries, as well as within the European Union and the Union for the Mediterranean,” she continued.

Regarding the reception of the forum by the city of Fez, the Libyan minister said she was happy to be present at this forum which is held in an ancestral watch to talk about the Alliance of Civilizations.

For his part, Mr. Bourita recalled the known positions of Morocco concerning the stability of Libya, highlighting the particular interest of His Majesty King Mohammed VI in the stability of this brother Maghreb country.

He also indicated that Morocco is following the ongoing developments on the Libyan scene, describing these developments as generally encouraging, given that the solutions based on dialogue, respect for institutions and work for the interest of Libya and the interests of the Libyan people have been privileged.

The Minister also assured that “on High Royal Instructions, Morocco will always stand alongside Libya and its institutions, and will work within the framework of supporting the efforts of the United Nations, to achieve elections that will put an end to to the debate on the question of legitimacy”, noting that the Maghreb, the Mediterranean and Africa need Libya.

These meetings were an opportunity to reiterate these positions, as well as to coordinate on issues of common interest, both at the level of the League of Arab States, the African Union, and the Union for the Mediterranean .

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