On Thursday, the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar received a telephone call from French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian to discuss the situation in Libya.
During the call, Le Drian voiced his concern over the current situation in Libya, describing it as ‘tense’. He reiterated France’s rejection of foreign interference, especially by Turkey.
He called for “accelerating the achievement of the ceasefire in Libya and returning to the political track”.
The statement added that “Italy and France agree to the need for a cease-fire and reject all types of foreign interference in Libya”.
The French diplomat stressed that “France’s efforts aim at achieving stability in Libya and that Europe’s interest lies in achieving the country’s security as well”.
He confirmed France’s support for UN efforts to solve the crisis based on the outcomes of the Berlin Conference.