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EU’s Mogherini meets with UN Libya Rep Salamé

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini, met with the Special Representative for Libya of the UN Secretary-General Ghassan Salamé recently in Brussels, to discuss the situation in Libya. The meeting followed on from the briefing given by Special Representative Salamé to the informal meeting of EU Foreign Ministers on 24 September in the margins of the UN […]

Guterres “Alarmed” at Increasing Violence in Tripoli

The UN Secretary-General is alarmed by the increasing number of violations of the ceasefire agreement signed by armed groups in Tripoli on 4 September under the auspices of his Special Representative, Ghassan Salamé. He extends his condolences to those who have lost loved ones and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured as a result […]

US, UN Sanction Militia Leader Ibrahim Jadhran

The United States, in coordination with the UN Security Council’s Libya Sanctions Committee, imposed financial sanctions on Libyan militia leader Ibrahim Jadhran. In accordance with today’s UN listing, which was proposed by Libya’s Permanent Mission to the UN, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has designated Jadhran pursuant to […]

UNSMIL Mandate Extended

The UN Security Council has adopted a resolution extending the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) until 15 September 2019 under the leadership of the Secretary‑General’s Special Representative. Unanimously adopting resolution 2434 (2018), the Council decided to extend UNSMIL’s mandate as an integrated special political mission to support an inclusive political process as well as […]

Int’l Condemnation of Attack on NOC HQ

By John Lee. There has been widespread international condemnation of Monday’s terrorist attack on the headquarters of the National Oil Company (NOC). The UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said: “… the assault on the institution that is Libya’s primary source of national wealth is a blow against Libyans everywhere. The Mission calls on Libyans […]

Security Council Press Statement on Libya

The members of the Security Council welcomed the briefing from the Special Representative of the Secretary‑General, Ghassan Salamé, on 5 September 2018. The members of the Security Council condemned the recent violence in Tripoli and called on all parties to exercise restraint, protect civilians and engage seriously in national reconciliation. They reiterated that there can […]

UN supports Independence of the NOC

Stephanie Williams, Deputy Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Political Affairs, expressed the United Nations (UN) unrelenting support for the independence of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), and the rejection of any threats made against NOC and its staff. The meeting with NOC chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla took place at NOC Tripoli headquarters on August […]