Washington, The US State Department has welcomed the results of the Palermo Conference hosted by Italy from 12-13 November and attended by key players domestically and abroad. 'This conference has brought together Libyan and international leaders to achieve a common goal, which is assisting Libyan institutions break the stalemate, and ensure a safe and prosperous future for all Libyans, the State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. The statement urged Libyans to work with the UN Special Envoy to Libya Ghasan Salama, to establish a comprehensive constitutional process, and to hold credible elections, stressing US commitment that those interrupting the peace and stability of Libya would be held to account. The statement noted what has been stressed by the Palermo Conference that any progress would require constant attention to be given to the economic and security aspects of the conflict, indicating that the US had detected encouraging signs out of the GNA commitment to execute thorough reforms in the currency and financial support areas, which Libya badly needed to stabilize its economy.
Source: Libya News Agency