Paris conference on Libya to warn parties hindering peaceful settlement of possible sanctions: MENA

Mohamed Soliman , Friday 12 Nov 2021

The draft final statement of the Paris International Conference on Libya will warn that the parties that hinder the peaceful settlement in Libya could face possible sanctions, sources told Middle East News Agency (MENA) on Friday.

France s President Emmanuel Macron (L) poses with Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi at the Elysee Palace in Paris on November 12, 2021. AFP
The draft final statement will stress the importance of holding the elections on 24 December as scheduled.

The participants in the conference will affirm the necessity of expelling all foreign troops and mercenaries out of the North African country, the sources said.

The Paris conference is being organised with the United Nations, with attendance of regional and world leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron; Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi; Tunisian Prime Minister Najla Bouden; German Chancellor Angela Merkel; Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi; the UN envoy to Libya Ján Kubiš; the US vice president Kamala Harris; and Libya's Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbeibah as well as the head of the country's Presidential Council, Mohamed Menfi.

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