New-York, 22 September 2016

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Tahar Siala greeted Wednesday, in New York, Algeria’s « permanent » and « unfailing » support to Libya, voicing wish that Algeria plays a « greater role » in the restoration of « peace » and « stability » in this neighbouring country.

The wish was expressed during discussions with Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra about the latest developments in Libya, held on the margin of a general debate at the 71th session of the UN General Assembly (September 20-26).

The discussions also focused on « the actions of the UN, the African Union and the Arab League, in addition to Libya’s role within those Organizations. »

LAMAMRA reiterated Algeria’s position of principle against foreign interference and in favour of the all-inclusive national reconciliation process in Libya, and for a political solution to the crisis.