Libya’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Taher al-Sunni, has said that mercenaries and foreign fighters must leave Libya, considering this an inevitable matter.
The Libyan Presidential Council, which is the Chief Commander of the Libyan Army, has instructed all military units in southern Libya to start working on securing borders and tackling enemy targets.
The international Libya Quartet on Tuesday urged authorities in the country to step up their efforts to improve the security situation and build confidence, to help bring peace to the country and fully implement the ceasefire agreement.
The 444th Combat Brigade, a security force aligned to the Libyan state, announced that another 23 militia headquarters in Tripoli have been shut down as a part of the security operation to sustain the stability of the city.
The ex-Minister of Interior in the previous Government of National Accord in Libya, Fathi Bashagha, hailed on Twitter the Russian rejection to lifting the United Nations arms embargo on Libya before presidential elections.
A resident from Derna, identified to be Ismail Attia al-Sheikh, was found dead on Sunday with signs he had been tortured, the Libyan Crime Watch (LCW) said on Monday.
The Presidential Council, in its capacity as the Supreme Commander of the Army, has issued an order prohibiting officers occupying leadership positions in the army from traveling abroad only with prior permission from the Supreme Commander, regardless of the reasons of the trip.
Leaked transcripts of conversations between Libyan and Italian officials have revealed that migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea have often been left to die by indifferent coastguards.
UN Security Council passes two Libya resolutions: reiterates need for constitutionally based 24 December elections, 23 October ceasefire and withdrawal of all foreign forces and mercenaries
The UN Security Council Resolution unanimously passed two resolutions on Libya yesterday (2570 and 2751).
The UN Security Council is voting on a draft resolution that urges all foreign forces and mercenaries to leave Libya and authorizes a small UN team to monitor last October’s ceasefire agreement that ordered their departure.