EU welcomes Mr.Salamé appointment to Libya

“The appointment of Mr Ghassan Salamé as United Nations Secretary General’s Special Representative for Libya and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) comes at a crucial moment for the Libyan Peace Process”, says the Statement of the EU top diplomat Federica Mogherini on the appointment of Ghassan Salamé as UN Special Representative of the Secretary General for Libya

“I am confident that with Mr Salamé, the United Nations will stay at the forefront of mediation work with all stakeholders in Libya. I spoke with Mr Salame today and assured him of the EU’s support in his work” – Mogherini said.

“We will continue our excellent cooperation and coordination with UNSMIL in our political and diplomatic work in Libya, including in the framework of the Libya Quartet, alongside the League of Arab States and African Union.”

“On this occasion, I want to pay tribute to Mr Martin Kobler for his work and commitment to advancing peace in Libya.”

“I also met with Prime Minister Sarraj on 21st June to discuss with him how to move ahead as there is an urgent need to find a comprehensive political solution for Libya, in the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement. We will continue the work to bring all parties together, under the auspices of the UN, and promote coherence of international efforts so that the Libyan people can live in a stable and secure Libya.”

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