The United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and France have jointly reaffirmed their support for the newly appointed U.N. Envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily and for the U.N. mediation aimed at “producing a constitutional basis to enable free, fair, and inclusive presidential and parliamentary elections throughout Libya in the shortest possible time”.
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The Chairman of the Presidential Council, Mohamed Al-Manfi, took part on Monday at a U.N. called ‘Transforming Education’ on the sidelines of 77th General Assembly in New York, according to a brief statement by the council.
The U.N. Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has discredited on Sunday a “fabricated” letter purporting to be from its acting head of mission Raisedon Zenenga.
The European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, expressed on Saturday his “warm congratulations” to Senegalese diplomat Abdoulaye Bathily who was recently named as U.N. envoy to Libya.
The Libyan Presidential Council welcomed on Saturday the decision of U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to appoint Senegalese diplomat Abdoulaye Bathily as his new special envoy to Libya, ending a nine-month vacancy.
The Security Council on Friday approved former Senegalese minister and U.N. diplomat Abdoulaye Bathily as the new U.N. envoy to Libya, ending a nine-month vacancy.
The U.N. Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya announced on Monday that is monitoring the unfolding situation in the country’s capital and compiling evidence of human rights violations, few days after clashes erupted between armed groups causing the death of 32 people with 159 injured.
The U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres is following “with deep concern” violent clashes which took place in the Libyan capital Tripoli causing civilian casualties, said Stéphane Dujarric, a spokesman for Guterres, on Saturday.
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) is “deeply concerned” about ongoing armed clashes in Tripoli, which caused death and injury of dozen civilians.
The Acting Head of the U.N. Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga met on Wednesday with Chairman of Libya’s High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri, to discuss the political stalemate and “the escalating tensions on the security front,” UNSMIL said on Thursday.