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Reconciliation experts conclude their meeting



The international specialists and analysts have found their preparatory meeting in Tunisia after three days of negotiations gathered all of the active Libyan factions. The meetings talked about reconciliation in Libya and attended by social and political personalities to formulate a strategy for a comprehensive reconciliation in the country.

The meetings developed guidelines for the national reconciliation to reform the security sectors and disarmament. The negotiations talked about the impact of the political operation on the reconciliation.

The United Nations envoy to Libya, Martin Kobler, said that it would take a long time to deliver the real national reconciliation in Libya, which needs the international and local efforts and experiences to achieve the significant and vital target.

Kobler confirmed that there are three main pillars necessary for the stability, the political and security track in addition to the national reconciliation route. Kobler stated that the Political Agreement (PA) laid the political mainstay and put the general lines to achieve the security and reconciliation.

He stressed the importance of the encouragement of the United Nations and International Community to the experts and politicians to provide their proposals to establish the national reconciliation and the mechanisms to do that.

Kobler clarified that the awareness on the issue of reconciliation doesn’t mean granting immunity to the ones who tarnished their hands by blood, stressing that they mustn’t escape with their crimes. He said that it is essential to implement the laws and then to let the ones with no blood on their hands to participate in the society without exclusion and marginalization.

The meeting of the second day was attended by the members of the Presidential Council (PC), Moussa Al-Kony and Abdul-Salam Kujman, who confirmed that the file of the national reconciliation is one of the priorities of the Government of National Accord (GNA). They added that the GNA could supervise the efforts of the notables and sheiks in Libya.

The meetings are considered as a new step in the restoration of the social fabric in Libya, which became suffered from the political and army conflicts, especially after the initiatives of reconciliations between Libyan regions, including the one between Misrata and Tawergha.