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UN: mercenaries must leave Libya to facilitate peace, elections

UN experts on Friday called on all private military contractors and mercenaries to leave Libya immediately, saying their departure is “overdue” and a “vital precondition” for the peaceful elections planned for this year, reports Anadolu Agency.

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LPDF Proposals Bridging Committee meets virtually in effort to agree on constitutional basis for elections

UNSMIL reported yesterday that the Proposals Bridging Committee of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) held its second virtual meeting on Tuesday, facilitated by the Assistant Secretary-General and Mission Coordinator Raisedon Zenenga.

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While acting as technical advisor in the HoR-HNEC Rome meeting, UNSMIL urges HoR and HSC to work together on constitutional basis for elections

While acting as technical advisor to House of Representatives Committee and the High National Elections Commission (HNEC) meeting in Rome 26-29 July, UNSMIL today urged the HoR and HSC to work together, as prescribed by the 2015 Skhirat Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), in agreeing on a constitutional basis for the …

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Libyan PM: Presence of mercenaries in Libya threatens political process

The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah addressed the UN Security Council Thursday and highlighted the threat of the continued presence of foreign forces and mercenaries in Libya to the political process as well as efforts to consolidate the ceasefire and unify the military institution.

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AU-EU-UN Task Force on Libya voices concern over immigrants’ conditions

The African Union, European Union, and United Nations (AU-EU-UN) Task Force on Libya said in a joint statement that they were very concerned about recent developments regarding the situation of immigrants and refugees in Libya; particularly, about the nearly 6000 of the most vulnerable immigrants and asylum seekers currently arbitrarily …

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