A member of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee (JMC), Major General Mukhtar Al-Naqasa, says that the withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign forces from Libya needs a political decision to start implementing the plan.
The reappointment, earlier last December, of Stephanie Williams as Special Advisor on Libya to the United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, came at a critical moment for the political process in Libya.
The Spokesman for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric has expressed the UN’s concern about the path that Libya is heading towards.
The United Nations has cautioned against returning to discord and disarray, which “have marked the past decade in Libya.”
The Libyan army, on Tuesday, commended the role of Turkey in training the Libyan army personnel, Anadolu News Agency reports.
UN experts say rebel groups in Darfur that signed a peace agreement with the Sudanese government in 2020 continue to operate in Libya and profit from opportunities provided by the civil war and lack of government control in the oil-rich north African nation.
Algerian Foreign Minister, Ramtane Lamamra, has stressed the importance of advancing the path of national reconciliation that would strengthen national unity and achieve consensus among Libyans, reiterating his country’s support for Libya.
The European Union will deliver five new search and rescue vessels, including three ships and two boats, to the Libyan Coast Guard, during the first half of 2022.
More than 170 organizations and people have issued a statement including StateWatch Organization, calling on the Italian government to cancel the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concluded with Libya, given its role in facilitating exploitative practices that include violence and crimes against humanity.
The United Nations Security Council convened last week to reassess Libya’s way forward following a long-anticipated, yet ultimately disrupted elections process.