UK Urges GNA to Decide Leadership of LIA, NOC, CBL

Britain's Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has issued a statement following the international meeting in Vienna with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al Serraj and members of the Libyan Presidency Council.

Following the meeting, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (pictured) said:

"There is strong support from the international community for the Libyan Political Agreement and the new Libyan Government of National Accord to succeed. This meeting has helped to maintain momentum to demonstrate the unity of that support.

"I welcome Prime Minister Serraj and the Presidency Council’s commitment to tackle the important issues for the people of Libya and deliver the peace and stability they deserve.

"I encouraged Prime Minister Serraj to continue to establish a unified security command structure and national counter Daesh strategy and resolve the leadership and unity of the Libyan financial institutions, including the Central Bank [CBL], the National Oil Corporation [NOC], and the Libyan Investment Authority [LIA]."

(Source: UK FCO)

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