President Cyril Ramaphosa has today hosted Minister Fayez Al Sarraj of Libya to discuss the conflict occurring in Maghreb state. The meeting took place on Tuesday 10th March 2020 and was requested by the Libyan Prime Minister.
Today’s the talks between Ramaphosa and Sarraj were to discuss the on-going conflicts and challenges faced in Libya and to end the external influence and military action.
Another meeting will occur on Thursday 12th March where other leaders will attend for the “African Union Contact Group on Libya”, those attending are as follows:- “Heads of State and Government of Egypt, Chad and Algeria, will be chaired by President Dennis Sassou Nguesso, President of the Republic of Congo, who is Chairperson of the African Union High Level Committee on Libya.”
The African Union will discuss the conflicts and also the “embargo on oil exports” which is deeply affecting the economy and also the livelihoods of Libyans.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has spoken out about his upmost interest to engage with all sides of the conflict to make attempts to end the hostilities. The president wishes that the end of hostility will further boost and rebuild the Libyan economy and society.
Pictures of today’s meeting can be found on Flickr, posted by the South African Government.