In the framework of a meeting held in Rome from 14 to 18 October, organized by the not for profit organization Ara Pacis Initiative, with the support of the Italian government, the delegation of the Arab citizens of Murzuq [Aheli] and the delegation of the Tebu of Murzuq found an agreement in principle on the following points:
abducted and missing persons, to disclose their fate and to return them to
a fact-finding commission, binding for both parties, and to permit it to have access
to the city, along with human rights organizations and local media, in order to
find out the facts.
a technical commission to assess the extent of damage to public and private property;
all necessary measures to facilitate the safe and peaceful return of displaced
persons to their homes.
all hostilities affecting civilians and their property and to stop hate speech.
a commission composed of the heads of the Murzuq banks, the Tebu Elders of
Murzuq and the persons designated by the mediating party that will supervise
the reactivation of the banking system in order to provide banking services to customers
in displacement areas until return, ensuring that the infrastructure is not
a tripartite commission to monitor the implementation of this agreement,
consisting of two members from the delegation of the Arab citizens of Murzuq
(Aheli), two from the delegation of the Tebu of Murzuq and two appointed by the
The two delegations undertake to implement the terms
of this understanding in the short term and pledge from now their readiness to
start a process of constructive dialogue in order to reach a final agreement
for peaceful coexistence between the two parties.
The dialogue phase will start with a meeting convened
by Ara Pacis Initiative in Rome under the auspices of the Italian government.
Delegations from both sides will participate, along with notables, sages and
dignitaries from the Fezzan and Libya.
The Parties express their unremitting will and
determination to make every effort to reach the final agreement.
Signatures: Heads of Delegations
For the delegation of the Murzuq Arab citizens – Ali
For the delegation of the Murzuq Tebu – Al Senousi
Aja Saleh TOKA