Statement on Libya


The Philippines welcomes the imminent resolution of the conflict in Libya.

The Philippines supports a peaceful transition in Libya in order for normalcy to return to this country, and looks forward to working with the Libyan people in pursuing peace and stability.

The Philippine Government thanks the Libyan people for keeping Filipinos and their families in Libya safe and for the hospitality extended to them throughout the conflict, including the Filipino medical workers who chose to remain in order to continue providing emergency humanitarian assistance to all parties in the conflict.

Manila, 24 August 2011