By Jamie Prentis.
Tunis, 22 February 2017:
In continuing regional efforts to find a solution to the Libya crisis, the Arab League’s special envoy, Salaheddine Jamali, has urged Faiez Serraj to make compromises, but still based on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA). In Jamali’s first visit to Libya today since his appointment last November, the two discussed how Libya could pull itself out of the current political deadlock.
Thanking the Arab League for its support and Jamali for visiting, Presidency Council (PC) head Serraj said he would offer practical solutions and suggestions at the Arab League summit next month in Amman, Jordan.
Jamali also met State Council chairman Abdulrahmen Sewehli.
According to the State Council, they discussed providing assistance to the “legitimate authorities” in the context of the LPA.
Both sides also evaluated the initiatives by Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia. including yesterday’s “Tunis Declaration”
Jamali, who is usually based in his home country of Tunisia, last month, met with Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry to discuss the Libya crisis. He also met HoR President Ageela Saleh in Tunis.
He is yet to meet Khalifa Hafter.