Russia reiterates position on need for nationwide consensus in Libya
The Russian President's Special Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, has reiterated his country's position on the necessity to ensure a joint Libyan consensus on major national issues, based on the principles of commitment to Libya's unity, territorial integrity, and sovereignty.
Bogdanov's remarks came during a phone call with the UN Envoy to Libya Jan Kubis, The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.
The two sides discussed the Libyan road map, its implementation, and the settlement approved by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF), including preparations for the upcoming elections on December 24.
Bogdanov and Kubis expressed their support for the UN role to help achieve these goals in strict compliance with the resolutions of the international community, including the relevant Security Council resolutions.