Negotiations between Libya’s warring factions have ended with a recommendation to release military prisoners by the end of October and resume high-level talks next week.
The European Union, in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), is launching a new project entitled “Building Libya’s National Capacity to Prevent and Combat Corruption and Money Laundering”, the EU announced yesterday.
Security and Military Direct Talks between Libyan Parties in Hurghada, Egypt Conclude with Important Recommendations
Delegations representing the Government of National Accord and the “Libyan Arab Armed Forced,” and comprising police and military officers, have concluded two days of security and military talks, facilitated by UNSMIL, in the city of Hurghada (Egypt).
Over the past few weeks, we’ve seen protests erupt across Libya, including in its major cities such as Tripoli in the West, and Benghazi in the East. People have been coming out in their hundreds, to demonstrate their anger and frustration at those in power. They’re calling out both the …
‘‘Positive and proactive attitude aimed at de-escalation’’ at Libya security and military talks in Egypt: UNSMIL
UNSMIL has commended the positive and proactive attitude aimed at de-escalation of the situation in central Libya demonstrated at the security and military talks held today by the two opposing Libyan sides in Egypt’s Hurghada.
The UN acting envoy to Libya Stephenie Williams has recommended sanctions for anyone trying to spoil next month’s crucial Libyan talks aimed at negotiating a unity government.
Yesterday’s militia clashes in Tripoli’s Tajura suburb underscores the urgent need for much-needed reform of the country’s militias, UNSMIL said.
Germany on Friday pressed Russia and China to allow the release of an interim UN report on violations of the arms embargo on Libya that found violations by Moscow-linked fighters.
The head of Libya’s internationally recognised government has called on rival forces to lay down their weapons, warning that they risked compromising a fragile ceasefire in the war-wracked country.
The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, warned that risks of renewed confrontation in Libya are intensifying, noting his disturbance of the massive concentration of mercenaries and weapons that violate the Security Council resolutions, as he put it.