Posts Tagged ‘Security Council’

UN Security Council extends sanctions on Libya with inclusion of sexual crimes

  • 5 November 2018 - 21:20
UN Security Council extends sanctions on Libya with inclusion of sexual crimes

 The U.N. Security Council has authorized action against illicit oil exports from Libya for another six months and added planning and committing sexual and gender-based violence as reasons for sanctions, despite objections from Russia and China. Monday's vote in the U.N.'s most powerful body...

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 delegate to Libya tells Security Council to ensure free elections in Libya

  • 18 January 2018 - 13:32
UN delegate to Libya tells Security Council to ensure free elections in Libya

The UN delegate to Libya has said military forces “are flexing their muscles in many parts of the country” and the oil-rich nation needs a competent government. Ghassan Salame told the Security Council that “the spectre of violence remains present,” pointing to clashes...

France urges UN Security Council to sanction Libya over slave auctions report

  • 22 November 2017 - 20:57
France urges UN Security Council to sanction Libya over slave auctions report

The French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, confirmed Wednesday that his country called on the United Nations Security Council to review the reports about mistreatment of immigrants in Libya.   Le Drian added that France will further urge the Security Council to place...

UN Security Council welcomes accord between Haftar and Al-Serraj

  • 29 July 2017 - 10:50
UN Security Council welcomes accord between Haftar and Al-Serraj

The members of the United Nations Security Council welcomed Thursday the recent efforts to strengthen an inclusive political dialogue among all Libyans, supported by Libya’s neighbours, international partners and regional organizations within the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement...