Posts Tagged ‘UNSMIL’

UNSMIL condemns attacks on medical facilities in Tripoli

  • 6 November 2018 - 12:50
UNSMIL condemns attacks on medical facilities in Tripoli

The United Nations condemned Monday the attack against Jalaa Hospital for Women and Childbirth in Tripoli, by militias. The attackers shot one doctor and threatened the safety and security of the medical staff at the hospital, resulting in a three-day halt of all non-emergency medical...

UN delegate to Libya says only elections can end legitimacy issues

  • 14 October 2018 - 20:47
UN delegate to Libya says only elections can end legitimacy issues

The UN  delegate to Libya Ghassan Salame has confirmed to Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper in Cairo that the institutions’ legitimacy problem still exists in Libya and this issue can only be resolved through general elections. Salame expressed Saturday to the paper his rejection of the...

UNSMIL welcomes implementation of new security arrangements in Libya

  • 6 October 2018 - 20:37
UNSMIL welcomes implementation of new security arrangements in Libya

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) praised on Saturday the new security arrangements in the Libyan capital Tripoli adopted by the Government of National Accord. "UNSMIL welcomes the progress made by the Greater Tripoli Security Arrangements Committee, created by PC (Presidency...

UNSMIL documented 18 deaths and 22 injuries in Libya last September

  • 2 October 2018 - 20:48
UNSMIL documented 18 deaths and 22 injuries in Libya last September

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 40 civilian casualties –18 deaths and 22 injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya From 1 September to 31 September 2018, Victims included 14 men and four boys killed, and nine men, five women, one boy and...

Libyan Foreign Minister denies requesting peacekeeping mission

  • 2 October 2018 - 12:34
Libyan Foreign Minister denies requesting peacekeeping mission

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Sayala denied on Monday requesting the transformation of the UN Support Mission in Libya from a special political mission to a peacekeeping mission. "We see that it is important to turn the UN mission in Libya from a special political mission to a mission to...

UN in Libya publishes the terms of ceasefire in Tripoli

  • 10 September 2018 - 21:15
UN in Libya publishes the terms of ceasefire in Tripoli

The UNSMIL has published the terms of the Tripoli ceasefire agreement saying the parties agree to the following steps: Develop a monitoring and verification mechanism to consolidate the ceasefire under the oversight and guidance of the Joint Operations Centre. Reposition [the...

UNSMIL condemns attack on Libya’s state oil firm NOC

  • 10 September 2018 - 16:51
UNSMIL condemns attack on Libya’s state oil firm NOC

The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) strongly condemns the cowardly terrorist attack on the National Oil Company today. It expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery to the injured. UNSMIL affirms that the assault on the...

Libyan armed groups agree to consider withdrawing from Tripoli, UNSMIL says

  • 9 September 2018 - 21:04
Libyan armed groups agree to consider withdrawing from Tripoli, UNSMIL says

The United Nations Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) hosted a meeting today to discuss the consolidation of the 4 September 2018 ceasefire, agree on a monitoring and verification mechanism and begin talks on the security arrangements in the Greater Tripoli area. The meeting, convened in the...

UNSMIL: 22 killed, 3 injured during last August in Libya

  • 4 September 2018 - 14:43
UNSMIL: 22 killed, 3 injured during last August in Libya

 From 1 August to 31 August 2018, the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) documented 25 civilian casualties –22 deaths and three injuries – during the conduct of hostilities across Libya. Victims included 14 men, two women, four boys and two girls killed, and two men and one...

UN warns militias under Libya’s Government of National Accord of attacks on sovereign institutions

  • 20 August 2018 - 11:51
UN warns militias under Libya’s Government of National Accord of attacks on sovereign institutions

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya expressed its strong condemnation of the violence, intimidation and obstruction to the work of Libya’s sovereign institutions by militiamen. "Members of brigades nominally acting under the Ministry of Interior of the Government of National Accord...