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Germany hosts Berlin II Conference June 23

Germany announced that it would hold a second Berlin Conference on Libya on June 23 in the presence of the Government of National Unity and the UN Secretary General, in addition to several stakeholders.

Meanwhile, the German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, and the UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres, called on Libya stakeholders that attended Berlin Conference in January 2020 to participate in “Berlin II Conference” on June 23.

Maas said the conference will be held at the headquarters of the German Foreign Ministry in the presence of the Libyan Government of National Unity to assess the progress since “Berlin I Conference” that was held on January 19, 2020, and discuss steps to achieve lasting stability in the country.

According to Maas, “Berlin II Conference” is supposed to focus on helping Libya hold general elections on December 24, and the removal of foreign forces and mercenaries as per the ceasefire agreement.

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