France welcomes the meeting between Prime Minister Fayez Serraj and General Khalifa Hifter on May 2 in Abu Dhabi under the auspices of the UAE authorities.
This was their first meeting since January 2016.
France supports all initiatives aimed at strengthening dialogue between all parties in Libya. It underscores the urgent need to reach a political compromise under the auspices of the UN.
France also calls on the parties to put an end to the fighting and to commit to a political solution.