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Leon Meets with Libyan Dialogue Participants; To Resume Dialogue Sessions in Morocco 19 March 2015

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.

Libya Talks Participants in Algiers Agree to Jointly Fight Terrorist Groups

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.

Russia indicates it might take anti-IS action in Libya

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 …