Foreign Minister heads to London to participate in six-partite ministerial meeting on Libya
Cairo - Amr Abdulrahman
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry will head to London on September 13th to participate in a six-partite ministerial meeting to follow-up on developments of the Libyan crisis.
Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Counselor Ahmed Abu Zeid said the meeting is to be attended by the US Secretary of State, the UK Foreign Secretary, and Foreign Ministers of France, Italy and the United Arab Emirates, as well as the UN Special Envoy for Libya Ghassan Salamé.
He added that the meeting aims to get acquainted with Salamé's vision with regard to the latest developments in Libya, and review results of the consultations conducted by the UN envoy with the various Libyan parties, and his regional and international contacts, as well as coordinating efforts and actions of regional and international stakeholders aimed at putting an end to the state's division and promote reaching consensus and national reconciliation in Libya.
Finally, Spokesperson indicated that the meeting is convened at a British initiative, which also aims to advance national reconciliation efforts in Libya, push ahead with implementation of the Skhirat Agreement, and to bolster the central role of the United Nations, especially ahead of the high-level meeting on Libya convened by the UN Secretary-General on the sidelines of the UNGA meetings.