UN Security Council Press Elements on Libya

 

The Members of the Security Council welcomed the appointment of Ján Kubiš as the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General and the appointment of Raisedon Zenenga as UNSMIL Coordinator.

The Members of the Security Council took note of the progress made by the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum including the adoption of the roadmap to elections on 24 December 2021 agreed in Tunis and the adoption of a selection mechanism for a temporary executive authority. The Members of the Security Council underlined the importance of a credible and effective Libyan-led ceasefire monitoring mechanism.

The Members of the Security Council called for the withdrawal of all foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya without further delay and for the implementation of confidence building measures in line with the 23rd October ceasefire agreement, the commitments of the participants of the Berlin Conference and the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions. They called on all Libyan and international actors to respect the ceasefire agreement in full. They also called for the respect of the arms embargo as set out in the relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions.

The Members of the Security Council recognized the important role of neighbouring countries and regional organisations in support of United Nations efforts. They reaffirmed their commitment on the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya.