The Canadian Foreign Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, renewed his country’s full and sole support for the Government of National Accord (GNA), as the only legitimate governing body in Libya, voicing its support for the implementation of the decisions reached in Berlin, namely the resumption of the 5 + 5 talks.

Champagne, in a telephone conversation with Libya’s Foreign Minister, Mohamed Sayala, expressed his country’s greatest wish for a ceasefire and a transition to political and economic talks, along with the hope of unifying all financial institutions within the country.

According to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the two sides also discussed the development of bilateral cooperation in both the economic and cultural fields, in order to provide training and to build on Libya’s capabilities, along with discussions on various other issues.