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US encourages Libyan parties to support the agreement

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The United States of America welcomed the signing of the political agreement between Libyan parties which it described “the final in the Moroccan Skhirat” under the auspices of the United States.

The spokesperson for the US department, John Kirby, said, in a press statement in Washington, Thursday, that the agreement “provides framework to the configuration of the Government of National Accord (GNA), and culmination for the diplomatic efforts being made by the United Nations”. He commended the efforts of the Libyan courageous leaders who signed the agreement and who are willing to re-build a united country.

Kirby pointed that “through Rome conference on 13 December, headed by the US Foreign Minister, John Kerry, and his Italian counterpart, Paolo Gentiloni, the US and the international community stressed there readiness to implement the political agreement and provide necessary political, security, economical and technical support for the unity government”.

“The US encourages all active political parties to support this final agreement”, Kirby said, calling all Libyans to support the agreement and the unity government for a united Libya.

From another side, Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), described the signing as “an important step towards peace and stability in Libya”.

He added, in a statement, Thursday, in Brussels, that “he is looking forward to the implementation of the agreement and the formation of the Government of National Accord (GNA)”.