Creation of the National Libyan Council
Paris, March 6, 2011
France hails the creation of the National Libyan Council and offers her support for the principles that drive it and the objectives it is taking on.
France welcomes the will for unity that characterized the establishment of the National Council and encourages the leaders and movements constituting it to pursue their efforts in this spirit.
France condemns the unacceptable use of force against civilians and expresses her sympathy to the loved ones of the victims of the clashes in Libya. She pays tribute to the courage of the people subjected to violence in Zawiya and other Libyan localities.
She calls for the full respect of UNSCR 1970 and for a swift political solution leading to the cessation of violence and the establishment of a democratic government that responds to the aspirations of the Libyan people./.