UN calls for humanitarian truce in Ramadan in Libya’s capital

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) congratulatee all Libyans on the advent of the holy month of Ramadan.

UNSMIL called for an extendable one-week humanitarian truce starting at four in the morning of the first of Ramadan, 06 May, in accordance with the spirit of this month as well as the Human Rights Convention, during which all parties pledge to halt all forms of military operations, including reconnaissance, shelling, sniper operations, and mobilization of forces.

UNSMIL called on all parties to allow the delivery of humanitarian aid to those in need and  to ensure the freedom of movement for civilians during this truce.

The mission encouraged all parties to use the truce to exchange prisoners and the bodies of the deceased and expressed its readiness to provide the necessary support in this regard.

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