Posts Tagged ‘Salame’

Libya requests UN to replace politcal mission to security one

  • 29 September 2018 - 19:40
Libya requests UN to replace politcal mission to security one

After a month of militia clashes that left more than 100 people dead, Libya's UN-backed foreign minister on Friday called for the country's UN political mission to transform into a "security and stability" support role. Mohamed Siala, foreign minister of the UN-backed Libyan unity government,...

UN delegate to Libya tells Security Council “The country lurching from emergencies as extremists grow”

  • 6 September 2018 - 13:27
UN delegate to Libya tells Security Council “The country lurching from emergencies as extremists grow”

The UN envoy for Libya said the country has lurched from one emergency to another in recent weeks and warned that the IS extremist group is expanding its operations and Libya could become a refuge for terrorist groups of all persuasions. Ghassan Salame told the Security Council Wednesday that "the...

UN delegate to Libya tells the UN to stop those hindering Libya’s move to democratic elections

  • 16 July 2018 - 20:33
UN delegate to Libya tells the UN to stop those hindering Libya’s move to democratic elections

The UN delegate to Libya has warned that a recent agreement to resume oil production in the conflict-torn country will not hold unless key issues concerning the distribution of wealth and “endemic plundering of resources” are speedily tackled. Ghassan Salame briefed the Security Council on...

UN to reopen office in Benghazi as it recognizes warlord Haftar as commander of Libyan Army

  • 3 March 2018 - 10:03
UN to reopen office in Benghazi as it recognizes warlord Haftar as commander of Libyan Army

The Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ghassan Salame said Friday that the UNMIL will reopen an office in Benghazi for the first time in years.   "We are preparing to reopen a UN office in Benghazi and I promise you to continue to engage with people and...

US welcomes UN envoy’s action plan in Libya, rejecting support for individuals outside the plan

  • 23 September 2017 - 10:46
US welcomes UN envoy’s action plan in Libya, rejecting support for individuals outside the plan

The United States has welcomed the September 20 United Nations (UN) announcement of an action plan to advance political reconciliation in Libya and help the Libyan people achieve lasting peace and security. "We applaud the vigorous outreach by UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General...