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Libyan President Al Serraj meets leaders of Tebu and Awlad Suleiman to discuss implementation of Peace Agreement

Tripoli, 22 July 2017. The President of the Presidential Council of Libya Faez Al Serraj has met the two commissions of the notables and elders of the Tebu and Awlad Suleiman tribes to address implementation of the reconciliation agreement between the two tribeson 22nd July 2017 in the Presidential Office, in Tripoli..

The permanent Peace and Reconciliation Agreement between the Awlad Suleiman and Tebu was signed in Rome on 29th March 2017, in the presence of Abdulsalam Kajman, Vice President of the Presidential Council of Libya.

The agreement was signed by Sheikh Zilawi Minah Salah, Sultan of the Tebu of Libya and by General Senoussi Oumar Massaoud, President of the Council of Notables of the Awlad Suleiman, in the presence of a high ranking delegation of the Tuareg.

Negotiations between the Tebu and the Awlad Suleiman were organised and facilitated by the Ara Pacis Initiative, an international not for profit organization based in Rome, dedicated to supporting the human dimensions of peace.

The initiative was supported by the Italian government through the Ministry of Interior and the European Union. The negotiations were held under the auspices of the Libyan Presidential Council.

The two tribes have now completed the collection of data regarding the damage to people and property which occurred during the conflict and presented the documentation regarding compensations.

President Al Serraj was very pleased and welcomed the two tribal commissions and blessed the path they had taken to resolve their conflict.

The Presidential Council is ready to implement all the points of the agreement between the two tribes, and is convinced that the people of South Libya have the right to have a concrete response to their aspirations.

The Presidents of the two commissions thanked President Al Serraj for his support for the reconciliation, development and security of the south of Libya.

The leaders of the commissions commended the Libyan President and declared their support for the statement he made last Saturday announcing elections for next March.

They pointed out that this is the right way to lead Libya out of crisis and restore stability in the country.

Two Libyan tribes Awlad Suleiman and Tebu sign a permanent Peace and Reconciliation Agreement

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