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Saturday, 12 November 2016

AU High Level Summit on Development in Libya in Addis Ababa, Al Bashir Leads Sudan’s Delegation

Khartoum- President of the Republic Omer Al Bashir yesterday headed to Addis Ababa accompanied by a number of Ministers to take part in the Emergency Summit called for

by President of the African Union Idriss Deby on the Libyan issue where a number of Presidents are to attending the summit.
President Al Bashir was seen off at Khartoum airport by the First Vice President of the Republic Bakri Hassan Saleh along with a number of the senior officials of the state.
It is noteworthy that Khartoum is leading initiatives for solving the Libyan crisis and has seen meeting between Sudanese and Libyan officials for reviewing the crisis.
The Sudanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr. Ibrahim Ghandour has affirmed during his meeting with the Libyan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International cooperation Mohamed Tahir Siala at the sidelines of the meetings of the United Nations’ General Assembly in New York, that Sudan will harness its potentials to help the Libyan brothers.
The Libyan National Accord Government is struggling for the prevalence of its power which was ripped by political and armed  disputes a matter that imposes additional challenges on the Libyan government  while attempt to inflict defeat on ISIS hardliners.
The Libyan crisis and its developments will be at the centre of the meeting with a view to supporting the process for peaceful resolution of the crisis.
Minister of Maghreb Affairs, African Union and Arab League Abdelkader Messahel will represent the Algerian President at the meeting said that
The meeting will be an opportunity to assess the regional and international efforts for the resolution of the crisis in the country.
The AU High-Level meeting on Libya is part of meetings and international efforts for the resolution of the political and security crisis in Libya, like New York meeting on 21 September and Algiers meeting on 7 December.
Several countries that participated in the ninth ministerial meeting of Libya's Neighboring Countries will also partake in Addis Ababa's meeting