Posts Tagged ‘UN’

UN envoy to Libya says National Conference in mid-April in Ghadames

  • 20 March 2019 - 13:20
UN envoy to Libya says National Conference in mid-April in Ghadames

The Head of the UNSMIL Ghassan Salame said Wednesday in a press conference in Tripoli that the Libyan National Conference (Multaqa Watani) is going to be held in Ghadames on April 14-16. Salame told reporters that the National Conference won't exclude any Libyan party unless the parties decide...

France opposed to military solution in Libya, Foreign Minister reiterates

  • 19 March 2019 - 13:05
France opposed to military solution in Libya, Foreign Minister reiterates

France’s Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has reiterated his country's commitment to supporting political solution in Libya not a military one. Theses remarks came as Le Drian arrived on a formal visit in Tripoli on Monday and met with the Head of the Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sirraj,...

UN delegate to Libya visits Haftar near Benghazi

  • 13 March 2019 - 20:57
UN delegate to Libya visits Haftar near Benghazi

The Head of the UNSMIL Ghassan Salame has met with the commander of the self-styled army in eastern Libya Khalifa Haftar in Al-Rajma - near Benghazi - to discuss the current situation in Libya. The media office of the general command in Al-Rajma said Salame and Haftar reviewed the developments...

UN envoy to Libya fails to tell truth behind UAE meeting

  • 12 March 2019 - 14:05
UN envoy to Libya fails to tell truth behind UAE meeting

The United Nations' envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has somehow forgotten to check his tweets inventory before making a new claim about the UAE meeting between Fayez Al-Sirraj - the Head of the Presidential Council - and the commander of the self-styled army Khalifa Haftar.  Salame told Libya...

UN condemns harassment of females and bank staffers in Tripoli

  • 12 March 2019 - 13:45
UN condemns harassment of females and bank staffers in Tripoli

The UNSMIL has condemned harassment of bank staff and female clients in Siyahiya, Tripoli, in a tweet on Tuesday. The UN mission in Libya added that it is working to support political and police authorities in Libya to end such a criminal behaviour. "The rule of law in Libya." The UNSMIL...

UN mission in Libya documented 8 kills, 13 injuries among civilians last January

  • 7 March 2019 - 15:32
UN mission in Libya documented 8 kills, 13 injuries among civilians last January

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 21 civilian casualties – eight deaths and 13 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included six men and two women killed, and nine men, three women, a child injured.  The majority of civilian...

Misurata rejects military rule, lashes out at UNSMIL’s praise of Haftar

  • 3 March 2019 - 20:31
Misurata rejects military rule, lashes out at UNSMIL’s praise of Haftar

Misurata city has warned of striking deals with whom they described as "war criminal" Khalifa Haftar, lashing out on the UNSMIL for its support for him and commending him in the international circles.  Military council of Misurata, municipal council, and the rest of the city's components said...

France, UK, US, Italy welcome Libya agreement to end transitional phase

  • 2 March 2019 - 16:43
France, UK, US, Italy welcome Libya agreement to end transitional phase

France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States have welcomed in a joint statement the UN leadership in convening the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj and the commander of the self-styled army in eastern Libya Khalifa Haftar on February 27 and commended the efforts of the...

UN Security Council’s Secretary General hails agreement between Al-Sirraj and Haftar for Libya elections

  • 2 March 2019 - 14:58
UN Security Council’s Secretary General hails agreement between Al-Sirraj and Haftar for Libya elections

The United Nations Secretary-General has welcomed an agreement between Fayez Al-Sirraj and Khalifa Haftar to hold elections in Libya and end the transitional phase. The agreement came in a meeting Wednesday in the United Arab Emirates' capital between Fayez Al-Sirraj, head of Libya's...

Libya’s Haftar and Al-Sarraj agree in UAE to end transitional phase

  • 1 March 2019 - 01:00
Libya’s Haftar and Al-Sarraj agree in UAE to end transitional phase

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj and the commander of the self-styled army in eastern region Khalifa Haftar have agreed on the need to end the transitional stage in Libya by holding elections and uniting the state institutions.  The United Nations Support Mission in...