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Situation in Libya The EU must propose a strategy to support the process of democratic transition in Libya


22 Aug 2011


Med & South

Reacting to the end of Gaddafi's regime, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Greens/EFA co-president, today called on the European Union to present its strategy with regard to the democratic future of the Libyan people.

"It is important that the European Union develops an effective strategy of assistance and support for the process of democratic transition in Libya after the collapse of Colonel Gaddafi's regime and the victory of the Libyan rebels.

The European Parliament must be kept informed of any initiatives taken by the EU to ensure a successful outcome for this phase of transition and rebuilding and we therefore ask Ms Ashton to present the EU's strategy at the European Parliament's next plenary session(*).

From now on, it is up to the National Transitional Council to guarantee that the process of democratic transition is carried out not in a spirit of revenge but in a spirit of unification of Libyan society.

We believe that it is essential that the National Transitional Council bases its policies on the respect for fundamental freedoms and in strict conformity with international law.

It is also important at this stage to take the measures necessary to apply international law so that people having committed criminal acts can be judged." 

(*) of 12 to 15 September in Strasbourg.

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