Libya – Murder of the deputy minister of industry (January 11, 2014)
France condemns the killing in Surt on January 11 of Mr. Hassan al-Droui, Libyan Deputy Minister of Industry. It extends its condolences to his family and friends. It would like to see those responsible swiftly identified and tried.
France calls on all Libyans to reject violence. It reaffirms its support for Libya’s government and Congress in their efforts to complete the democratic transition, preserve national unity and build a state governed by the rule of law and based on democratic institutions.