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GNA Foreign Ministry rejects Arab League meeting on Libya for “lack of consultation”


The Libyan Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala has expressed rejection of the Government of National Accord to the Arab League’s extraordinary meeting on Libya at the request of Egypt as Tripoli wasn’t consulted on this matter.

Sayala said in a phone call with the Head of the executive council of the Arab League and Foreign Minister of Oman Yousef bin Alwi that Libya rejected this meeting as it didn’t follow the regulations and rules and because Libya, which is the epicenter of the meeting, was not consulted on this issue.

He also said that a closed virtual meeting won’t be useful to discuss entangled issues as those of the Libyan conflict, rather the issue needs in-depth negotiations so that the gap among Arab countries can be bridged rather than widened by such individual decisions.

Meanwhile, a GNA Foreign Ministry letter to the Arab League reitrated rejection to the proposed meeting on Libya at the request of Cairo, saying Libya will have the right to appeal any decisions or measures arising from that meeting.

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