The U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said on Tuesday that it is following with “deep concern” the ongoing mobilization of forces in Tripoli and warns against “threats to resort to force to resolve legitimacy claims in Libya.”
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Libya and Italy agree on the urgency of appointing a new U.N. envoy to “accelerate the political process towards national elections,” said Rome’s Special Envoy to Libya Nicola Orlando on Monday.
The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to discuss the situation in Libya by the end of this week, according to the council’s agenda for August.
103 migrants, including women and children, have been evacuated from Libya to Rwanda on Thursday night, announced the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Friday.
The Acting Head of the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga, held talks on Thursday Algeria’s Ambassador to Libya, Slimane Chenine, to exchange views on “the political and security developments in the country and discussed ways to overcome the current political stalemate,” according to UNSMIL.
The Acting Head of the U.N. Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga, and Tunisian Ambassador to Libya, Lassâd Laajili, convened a meeting on Monday to “exchange views on developments on the political, security and economic tracks” in the country, according to a statement by UNSMIL.
Stephanie Williams, the former U.N. Advisor on Libya who left office at the end of last month, stated that “Libya suffers from external interference”, which she says is courted by the country’s own political leaders.
The United Nations urged political leaders in Libya on Friday to “put in place practical mechanisms for youth inclusion in the decision-making process”.
The Acting Head of the U.N. Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Raisedon Zenenga met 10 August with Tripoli-based Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohamed Al-Haddad, to discuss “the latest security developments in Tripoli and adjacent areas as well as the progress on the military and security track,” UNSMIL revealed on Thursday.
The Italian Foreign Minister’s Special Envoy to Libya, Nicola Orlando, and Libya’s UN Representative, Taher Al-Sunni, have stressed the need to appoint a new UN envoy to Libya.