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Libya’s Tripoli assembly rejects UN peace plan, urges talks

The parliament based in the Libyan capital Tripoli has rejected a UN proposal to settle the nation’s political crisis but has expressed the desire for more talks towards an accord with its rival assembly in eastern Libya.

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Can Leon achieve a limited agreement in Libya?

Will this be the right time for a peace deal in Libya? An agreement between the warring factions has looked – and was presented by UN Special Envoy Bernardino Leon – as being around the corner for many months now.

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Dialogue delegates meet without GNC team; say they will sign UNSMIL Draft

Despite the absence of the General National Congress (GNC) team from the latest Dialogue meeting in Skhirat, Morocco, all the other delegates have welcomed the newest revised Draft from UN Special Envoy Bernardino Leon, and say they will sign it, with or without the GNC.

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Talks on Libya unity deal stall despite UN warnings

Representatives from one of the conflicting sides in Libya has refused to take part in planned peace talks, despite threats by the United Nations (UN) to impose sanctions on any party delaying the establishment of a unity government in the North African country.

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Op-Ed: Can a deal be secured without the GNC

The Libyan political dialogue initiated last September by Bernardino Leon, the United Nations Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has reached the penultimate step to consensus. Four draft agreements have been released thus far, each of which has been subject to comments and …

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Libya : Lawless, Alarming, Unpredictable, Dangerous

The situation in Libya is continuing to develop alarmingly. The current situation in the country is characterised by a complete lack of any signs of a state system. Libya is being devoured by civil war, disintegration, and the seizure of its territory by a huge variety of forces, most notably …

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Remarks by SRSG Bernardino Leon to the media in Morocco, after the start of the round of dialogue

“We have just started this meeting, which the Libyans first of all and everybody in the region are expecting, really us, what we expect to be the last round, the final round of talks. We are getting closer to a solution. Obviously, the fact that all the participants in the …

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Libya Tripoli govt. delegation in Morocco for peace talks: UN

A delegation representing one of the Libyan rival factions has arrived in Morocco to hold a fresh round of peace talks brokered by the United Nations in a bid to resolve the ongoing conflict in the North African state, a UN official says.

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