Britain supports efforts for permanent peace in Libya


British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, after speaking with Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the United Nations (UN) recognized National Reconciliation Government (GNA), said they support efforts to achieve lasting peace in Libya.

In a statement on his Twitter account, Raab said the Berlin Conference to be held on Sunday is an important step towards reaching a ceasefire and securing a political solution in Libya.

Raab announced that in his conversation with Sarraj he had stressed “Britain’s commitment to unite the international community in the wake of UN efforts to achieve lasting peace”.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made invitations to heads of state and government over the Berlin Conference to be held on Sunday, January 19th.

The conference will be attended by representatives from Turkey, USA, Russia, UK, France, China, United Arab Emirates, Republic of Congo, Italy, Egypt, Algeria as well as representatives from the United Nations, European Union, Union African and Arab League.

Meanwhile, it was announced that Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of the GNA, as well as the leader of the illegitimate armed forces in eastern Libya, Khalifa Haftar, were also invited to the conference.


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