The Speaker of the Tunisian House of Representatives (HoR), Rached Ghannouchi, congratulated the Government of National Accord (GNA), on its capture of the strategically important, Al-Watiya Air Base.

Ghannouchi, in a telephone conversation with the head of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, discussed developments on the present situation in Libya, expressing his delight at the capture of Al-Watiya and its return into the hands of the legitimate government, as it is so close to the Tunisian border.

He went on to say that there is no military solution to the conflict in Libya, stressing the need for a return to political dialogue.

On his part, Al-Sarraj praised Tunisia’s keenness on security and stability in Libya, expressing his wish to enhance cooperation between both countries.