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The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi, received Tuesday, the United Kingdom Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Barbara Woodward, and the British Ambassador to Libya, Caroline Hurndall.

According to the media office of Menfi, The British officials briefed him on the efforts made by the United Kingdom within the Security Council and with the Secretary-General of the United Nations and his special representative to Libya to coordinate the international stance towards developments of the political and security situation in the country in a way that leads to stability, national reconciliation, and holding parliamentary and presidential elections before the end of this year.

The meeting also dealt with bilateral relations, and steps led by the Presidential Council to preserve Libya’s unity and sovereignty, by continuing to consolidate ceasefire and support all efforts to unify state institutions, especially the military. 

Woodward praised the progress made in the national reconciliation file that the Presidential Council is handling, its efforts to release political prisoners, and attention to the human rights file through PC’s recent sponsorship of a high-level meeting of the working group emanating from the Berlin process on International Humanitarian Law and human rights.

Menfi reaffirmed that the Presidential Council is keen to work with all Libyan political parties and UNSMIL to make the national reconciliation project a success and conduct parliamentary and presidential elections to achieve stability across the country.