Acting Head of UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Raisedon Zenenga met Libyan Presidential Council (PC) Vice President Abdallah Al Lafi Monday, where they discussed developments in Libya, including efforts to find a pathway to national elections as soon as possible and to resolve the political stalemate.
They also discussed the security situation in and around Tripoli and the imperative to de-escalate tensions and protect the population, according to UNSMIL.
Zenenga relayed to Al Lafi his appreciation for the role of the Presidential Council in maintaining momentum on the political process and for its efforts to resolve outstanding issues on the constitutional track, UNSMIL said in a statement.
He commended ongoing activities that are advancing the national reconciliation process under the Presidential Council’s national strategy for reconciliation and reiterated UNSMIL’s continued support, the statement pointed out.
Zenenga also conveyed his condolences to the Presidential Council on the fuel tanker incident in Bint Bayyah in southern Libya and wished a speedy recovery to the injured, it added.