The President of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Sissoco Embaló, praised Thursday the state of stability in Libya, his desire to consolidate Libyan-Guinean relations, and the support of Guinea and the African Union countries for the efforts to hold Libyan elections, according to a statement issued by the government following a meeting with the Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah.

Dbeibah met in Tripoli with Sissoco and stressed the necessity of activating the common files with Guinea, and the harmony of the African Union and the countries of the Sahel-Saharan Community with international efforts to end the transitional stages in Libya to reach elections.

The meeting was attended by the Chief of General Staff of the Libyan Army, acting Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Ministers of State for Cabinet Affairs, and Communications and Political Affairs.

The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, during his meeting with the Guinean President, reaffirmed Libya’s aspiration to develop the track of bilateral relations with Guinea-Bissau, appreciating the role of its President, Sissoco, in supporting the national reconciliation process in Libya through the role of the African Union.

The two sides discussed at the headquarters of the Presidential Council in Tripoli, according to what was announced by a statement issued by the media office of the Head of the Presidential Council, “ways to strengthen and develop bilateral relations in a way that serves the two friendly African peoples in various fields, as well as coordination and consultation toward enhancing the direction of joint African action."