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Menfi: We are prepared to work with Bathily to complete the constitutional base

The Head of the Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, said in a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, that he is ready to cooperate fully with the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) to Libya, …

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UNSMIL: Current impasse can only be resolved through national elections

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) reiterated on Wednesday that ‘the current political impasse can only be resolved through inclusive national elections that enable the Libyan people choose their leaders and renew the legitimacy of institutions,’ calling on all parties to resolve the dispute through dialogue.

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UN warns against failure to resolve Libya political crisis

The UN political chief warned Tuesday that failure to resolve Libya’s political crisis and hold delayed elections poses a growing threat in the country, pointing to violent clashes a few days ago that killed at least 42 people and injured 159 others according to Libyan authorities.

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UN Fact-Finding Mission in Libya compiles evidence after Tripoli clashes

The U.N. Independent Fact-Finding Mission on Libya announced on Monday that is monitoring the unfolding situation in the country’s capital and compiling evidence of human rights violations, few days after clashes erupted between armed groups causing the death of 32 people with 159 injured.

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Tripoli objects to new nominee as UNSMIL head – UN says consultations still ongoing

Libya’s envoy to the UN, Taher Al-Sunni, told the UN Security Council and media in New York that the Tripoli-based Libyan government, headed by Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba, rejected the UN proposal to appoint Senegalese diplomat Abdoulaye Bitali as the new UNSMIL mission head.

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Williams: HCS and HoR’s mandate terms ended a long time ago

The ex-advisor of the UN Secretary General on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said the term of mandate of the House of Representatives (HoR) and High Council of State (HCS) ended a long time ago: the former over 8 years and the latter over 10 years, calling on them to assume responsibility …

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‘Libyan leaders love to court external actors, but blame them for mostly Libyan failures,’ says UN advisor

Stephanie Williams left her position on the last day of July, eight months after being appointed as the UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Libya. In her final statement in the role she said that her top priority was to “listen to the millions of Libyans who registered to vote” …

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