UK announces support for election process and Tripoli government

The UK has announced that they recognize the Government of National Unity (GNU) as the official authority in line with the LPDF roadmap under the 2020 Armistice Agreement.

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In a post shared on the official Twitter account of the UK Embassy in Libya, it was stated that the ongoing election process in Libya and the work of UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser Stephanie Williams is supported.

In the post, it was also stated that in order for Libya to reach peace and stability, the 2020 Ceasefire Agreement should be preserved and the road map determined within the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) should be followed.

In addition to this, the UK announced that they recognized the Government of National Unity (GNU) led by Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh as the official authority.

The statement said that it adheres to the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and is against the establishment of any parallel government or institution.

Presidential elections in Libya, previously set for December 24, were postponed. The High National Elections Commission (HNEC) in Libya suggested that the elections be postponed for at least one month.

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