Libya – Assassination of Abdelsalam al-Mismari (July 29, 2013)
France condemns the brutal murder of Abdelsalam al-Mismari. It extends its condolences to his family and friends. Abdelsalam al-Mismari waged a courageous battle in support of democracy and human rights under the Qaddafi regime during the Libyan revolution and the transition.
France would like the perpetrators of this attack to be identified and brought to justice.
France supports the Libyan authorities that emerged from the elections of July 2012 in their efforts to restore security and establish the rule of law. It encourages the Libyans to unite in order to ensure the successful completion of the political transition under way.