ALGIERS – Algeria follows with extreme “concern” the latest developments in Libya, calling on all parties to “restraint”, saying that any “military escalation is likely to jeopardize the ongoing efforts to nip the crisis from the bud,” said, Friday, a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Algeria follows with extreme concern the latest developments in Libya and calls on all parties to restraint, believing that any military escalation is likely to jeopardize ongoing efforts to settle the crisis in Libya, “said the same statement.
Algeria, which has “always striven to promote an inclusive dialogue between all Libyan parties, under the auspices of the United Nations and far from foreign interference, remains convinced that only a political solution negotiated and accepted by the United Nations and all the protagonists is able to ensure lasting peace and stability and preserve the supreme interests of the brotherly Libyan people, “added the same source.
While reiterating its appeal to all actors to avoid any “violence and escalation”, Algeria urges all Libyan parties to work for the success of the National Conference scheduled in Ghadames ,” argued the same source.
On Thursday, the Libyan National Army of Libyan Marshal Khalifa Haftar announced the launch of a military offensive against militants in the capital Tripoli.