EU’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini proposed to send a team to Libya to monitor a ceasefire or to protect airports and other infrastructure.
Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Libya and the head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), Bernardino Leon, held on Friday 13 March 2015 meetings with participants to the Libyan political dialogue.
The United Nations has resumed a new round of negotiations in Libya to resolve the crisis in the chaotic country but without the Tobruk-based internationally recognized Libyan parliament which sought a delay.
UN Security Council member Spain called Thursday for a deal to end unrest in Libya within weeks and said a UN resolution would be needed to approve any NATO intervention there.
Tunisian Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche has said that Egyptian proposals to establish an anti-terrorism Arab force were both “unrealistic and unsuccessful.”
Following two days of Libya talks held in Algeria, the participants affirmed commitment to reject all forms of foreign interference and to combine efforts in a struggle against terrorist groups including the Islamic State (ISIL), the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said Wednesday.
Could Russia participate in a naval blockade to prevent arms shipments to anti-government fighters in Libya? Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, told Russia’s official news agency Tass, “I would not rule this out.” About a week later, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that Egypt “would welcome contributions …
Significant progress has been made in the Libyan Political Dialogue round in Morocco. Watch UNSMIL video featuring quick insight and interviews.
The House of Representatives (HoR) has asked that the next round of the UN-led Libyan dialogue scheduled for tomorrow in Morocco be postponed for a week.
Libyan army chief, general Khalifa Haftar, asked Italian Premier Matteo Renzi in an interview with ANSA to ”convince the international community to lift an embargo on weapons and to help us fight for a Libya that is free from extremists”.