The U.N. special envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame met on Monday with the Government of National Accord (GNA)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohamed Siala to exchange views on the situation in Libya.
They discussed the outcomes of Prime Minister Faiez al-Sarraj’s foreign tours and the Mecca Summit, which was attended by Sarraj.
This meeting comes as part of Salame’s efforts to meet with a number of politicians and entities in Libya to promote a political solution in the country.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed Salame’s foreign tour, especially his visit to the United States and Russia, and his assessment of the international situation on what is happening in Libya after more than 60 days of military operations in Tripoli.
Salame met later in Tripoli with head of the Presidency Council Faiez al-Sarraj. They discussed the latest developments and ways to return to the political dialogue.
Salame also met with Ahmed Maitiq, the deputy head of the Presidency Council, who briefed him on his recent visit to Washington.
They discussed the humanitarian situation in Tripoli including the relief efforts. They also tackled means to revive the political process.
The U.N. envoy had received also on Monday a delegation of politicians and academics at the headquarters of the U.N. mission in Tripoli.
The visitors discussed with Salame the current crisis and the repercussions of the international positions, especially that of the European Union, on the Libyan situation.