The ongoing political deadlock in Libya was the focus of discussion between Deputy Chairman of the Presidential Council,Abdullah Al-Lafi, and British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Hurndall, who met at the council’s headquarters in Tripoli today.
According to a statement by the council, the two reviewed “local and international efforts to search for a solution to the current political crisis between all parties, especially working to reach an agreement on the constitutional path between the House of Representatives and the High Council of State”.
“They also discussed what the UK can offer to Libya, in the areas of capacity building and reconstruction,” added the council.
During the meeting, Al-Lafi stressed the importance of “coordinating efforts to maintain the ceasefire and restore stability to Libya”. He also emphasized that reaching an agreement between HoR and HCS “would be an important step to reach an integrated roadmap for a solution.”
For her part, the British Ambassador “praised the efforts of the Presidential Council in communicating with all political parties to end the Libyan crisis, and commending what the council has achieved in terms of national reconciliation.”