In the Arab League opposed the internationalization of the conflict in Libya
The League of Arab States (LAS) opposes the internationalization of the armed conflict in Libya, said the General Secretary of the organization Ahmad Abu al-Gheit.
On Tuesday, the Arab League videoconference is holding an emergency meeting at the level of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the organization. The meeting focused on the situation in Libya.
"The Secretary-General in his speech confirmed the rejection of the internationalization of the crisis (in Libya) and stressed the danger of escalation of the situation in connection with open foreign military intervention, violation of the arms embargo and the arrival of foreign mercenaries", - reads the statement of the Arab League.
According to a communiqué of a regional organization, the main goal of the Arab League in Libya should be the promotion of "cessation of hostilities that will enable the Libyan parties to resume their participation in the negotiations in the framework of the joint military Committee".
In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the LDF, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA – Egypt.
In Cairo on 6 June took place the meeting of President of Egypt with the heads of the LDF and sits in the East of Libya's Parliament. Following the meeting, the head of Egypt announced the "Cairo initiative," which includes a cease-fire throughout Libya from June 8 and conditions for a political settlement. The initiative was supported by Russia, the US and several Arab States, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE. It was opposed by the NTC and Turkey.
For more than a year the army of the LNA is trying to recapture the capital Tripoli. Both sides claim that opponents are using weapons and manpower from the outside. In recent weeks, the NTC forces have reported significant progress in the battle for Tripoli and announced the intention to build on the success, to establish control over the city of Sirte and other areas to the East of the capital.