The Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, said in a joint press conference with the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister, Ahmed Al-Sabah, that the final statement of Libya Stabilization Conference reiterated the country's sovereignty, unity and independence, rejecting foreign intervention and condemning UN Security Council arms embargo attempts that aim to destabilize Libya.
The final statement, according to the Libyan Foreign Ministry, stressed commitment to Security Council resolutions, especially 1970, 2570 and 2571, in addition to Berlin I and II Conferences' conclusions and the roadmap of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum, reiterating appreciation for the essential role of the UN in support stability in Libya, along with the efforts of the African Union, Arab League, the European Union, and neighboring countries in that regard.
The statement hailed the return of foreign embassies to work from inside Libya's capital, Tripoli, urging the rest of states to resume work from the capital.
"Trust building is important to create the necessary environment for national fair, and transparent elections on December 24, 2021." The statement reads, adding that state building and stability are tied to ending conflicts so that all Libyans can coexist peacefully.
The statement said the Libyan government is leading international efforts to end the Libyan crisis and the launching of Libya Stability Initiative is part of those efforts, adding that the government supports the work of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission to fully implement the ceasefire agreement and the action plan approved on 8 October, 2021.
"Libyan authorities respect their commitments to the international community, respect the International Humanitarian Law, and International Law for Human Rights. They also are cooperating with the Fact-Finding Mission of the Human Rights Council." The statement adds.
In the meantime, the co-chair of the conference, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Ahmed Al-Sabah, said at the presser following the end of the conference that the event on Thursday showed signs of a new phase of peace and stability coming to Libya.
Al-Sabah reiterated support for the Libya Stability Initiative, efforts of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission and its action plan to withdraw foreign forces and mercenaries from the country under the auspices of the UN.
He also reiterated the need for coordination among the EU, African Union, UN and Arab League to support stability and settlement of the crisis in Libya, stressing Kuwait's support for holdinf general elections in Libya on time next December as stipulated in the final statement of the Libya Stabilization Conference.