Current Affairs
Malta welcomes the ceasefire agreement reached between the Libyan parties in Geneva

Malta welcomes wholeheartedly the ceasefire agreement that was reached between the Libyan parties during the 5+5 Joint Military Commission talks in Geneva and commends the efforts of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, to this effect.

A Foreign Affairs Ministry statement said that the agreement reached on the permanent ceasefire combined with the Libyan parties’ commitment is an important step to build confidence to achieve peace and stability in Libya.

It was pointed out that the implementation and enforcement process is imperative to ensure this ceasefire’s success and, in this regard, Malta highlights the need for all Libyans and the international community to support the ceasefire agreement.

In this spirit, the statement added, Malta looks forward to the convening of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum and reiterates the importance of a Libyan-led and Libyan-owned process in ensuring a successful political transition.