• publish: 14 July 2015
  • time: 10:46 am
  • category: International
  • No: 277
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OIC welcomes Libyan Political Agreement

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) welcomed the initialing by the Libyan parties of the peace and reconciliation agreement in Skhirat, Kingdom of Morocco.

The OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani expressed satisfaction with this signing, calling it an important step on the road towards a comprehensive and lasting peace in the country.

Madani stressed that peace in Libya remains the responsibility of the Libyans themselves, noting that the Libyan people can now hope for a new future of prosperity and progress.

He called on the Libyan parties that have not yet signed to do so at the earliest to achieve security and stability in Libya.

The Secretary General congratulated the mediators on the culminated success of their efforts and in particular the efforts of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Libya Bernardino Leon.

He added that the OIC is ready to harness all its capabilities to mobilize support for the agreement and to contribute to the efforts for the return of stability in Libya – a member state of the OIC.

Madani also expressed his appreciation for the important role played by the Kingdom of Morocco which hosted the negotiations until the agreement has been reached.

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