Statements made by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesperson (Paris, October 30, 2014)
France will today host the meeting of the special envoys for Libya, chaired by Bernardino León, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General.
This meeting will provide an opportunity to review progress on UN mediation efforts and signal the international community’s commitment to a political solution to the crisis in Libya.
The French authorities were deeply shocked to learn that many people died in the landslides that occurred on Wednesday, October 29 in Sri Lanka, in the district of Badulla.
France extends its condolences to the victims’ families.
It expresses its support and solidarity to the Sri Lankan government and people at this painful time.