A UN-led political dialogue took place over Libya in North Africa, where the civil war continued, and council members and the prime minister were elected for interim governance.
The focus will be on establishing a unified government in the future and facilitating the general election scheduled for December.
In Libya, turmoil began 10 years ago after the collapse of the dictatorial Kadafi administration, and from around 2014 the country split into eastern and western forces and fell into a state of civil war, but in October last year, both sides agreed to a ceasefire. did.
In Geneva, Switzerland, a UN-led political dialogue was held this week, inviting eastern and western powers, and on the 5th, members of the council to rule the country and the prime minister were elected.
As a result of the vote, former diplomat Muhammad Menfi was elected chairman of the council, and businessman Abdul Hamid Dubaiba was elected interim prime minister.
Acting Deputy Representative Stephanie Williams of the United Nations Libyan Support Team, acting as an intermediary, said, "It's a historic moment of compromise. People have been trying to overcome the division," and expressed hope for the progress of peace.
The council will launch a unified government in the future, and will hold a general election and a presidential election in December, and the focus will be on whether it will lead to the inauguration of a government that reflects the will of the people while promoting reconciliation among the people.
The election of council members and prime minister in Libya is welcomed by the governments of France, Germany, Italy, and the five Western countries of the United Kingdom and the United States on the 5th, "an important step towards a political solution." We have issued a joint statement.
The statement also points out that there is a long way to go, citing issues such as progress in reconciliation and smooth elections.
He stressed his policy of continuing to be involved in Libya's stability, saying, "We are ready to hold those who threaten Libya's stability and undermine the political process."