ROME, December 13. /TASS/. A total of 17 countries and three organizations, namely the Arab League, the African Union and the European Union, have supported an agreement on forming a government of national unity in Libya, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni said on Sunday after an international conference on Libya.
He said today’s meeting was an important and positive one. The document, in his words, was adopted unanimously. Thus, participants supported two key aspects, namely efforts on the formation of a united government, an agreement on which is planned to be signed by the conflicting parties on December 16, and expressed readiness to offer all-round support, including economic, to Libya’s revival.
The one-day meeting was attended by top diplomats from the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (Great Britain, China, Russia, the United States and France), Tunisia, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan, Spain, and European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and United Nations special envoy on Libya Martiv Kobler. The meeting was organized at Italy’s initiative with support from the United States.