Algeria, US share view on Libya settlement

Author : Mircea Birca | Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Posted in category Africa, Africa News, Eurasia, Eurasia News
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Algeria and the United States share a convergent view on the need to reach negotiable settlement for the crisis hitting Libya, Algerian Delegate Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel said on Tuesday in Algiers.

“There is a complete convergence of views between Algiers and the Washington regarding the Libyan crisis, which can be settled only through peace talks between warrant parties,” Messahel told reporters following his meeting with the visiting U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense Amanda League, as part of the sixth joint military dialogue between the two countries.

“We have discussed a range of regional issues, and, obviously, the situation in Libya was among the main issues we shared views on,” said the minister, adding that “it is essential and necessary to restore stability in Libya as soon as possible, in order to devote our efforts to the fight against terrorism in the region.”

Messahel also said “Algeria and the United States continue consultations on Libya through exchanging analysis and views to ensure the success of the peace process that aims at preserving the unity and stability of Libya.”

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