Berlin, The German Foreign Ministry confirmed Tuesday, that Berlin will host a new round of “Berlin 2” regarding the Libyan peace talks on June 23, and that it will be attended by, for the first time, the transitional government of national unity.
The statement issued by the ministry stated that: (The next steps needed to achieve sustainable stability in the country will be discussed during the conference, in which the focus will be on preparing for the national elections scheduled for next December 24, and the withdrawal of foreign soldiers and mercenaries from Libya).
Both the German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas and the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres, called on the countries and organizations participating in the Berlin process to participate in the Berlin 2 conference on Libya on 23 June.
A spokeswoman for the German Foreign Ministry said, Tuesday, that the conference aims to assess the progress made in calming the situation in Libya since the Berlin 1 conference on Libya held on January 19, 2020, adding that the conference will also focus on the following steps towards achieving sustainable stability in Libya, and said: “The focus is on preparations for the national elections scheduled for next December 24, the withdrawal of foreign and mercenary forces from Libya as agreed upon in the ceasefire, and steps to unify the Libyan security forces), “The conference is an expression of continuous international support to achieve stability in Libya, Whereas, the international community is still ready to continue the close and constructive accompaniment of the peace process in Libya under the auspices of the United Nations as “she puts it.
Source: Libyan News Agency