Arab League chief, Libyan FM discuss latest developments in Libya

Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-10 04:29:33|Editor: yan
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CAIRO, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- Arab League (AL) Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit and Foreign Minister of Libya's UN-backed government Mohamed Taha Siala discussed on Monday the latest security and political developments in Libya.

During the meeting, Aboul-Gheit reviewed efforts exerted to put an end to the current crisis in Libya as well as encouraging Libyans to return to the path of political settlement by immediately reducing the military escalation and reaching a permanent cease-fire around the capital Tripoli, according to a statement by the AL.

They also discussed the issues on the agenda of the AL Council meeting that will be held at the ministerial level on Tuesday in Cairo.

The two sides highlighted the need for concerted Arab efforts to stand with Libya, and agreed on a unified vision to support the Libyans in reaching an integrated settlement.

Libya has been struggling to make a democratic transition amid insecurity and chaos ever since the fall of former leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011.