Russia Blocks UN Libya Appointment

By John Lee.

Russia has reportedly blocked the appointment of dual US-German national Richard Wilcox as the U.N.’s top official in Libya.

According to the report from Foreign Policy, it remains unclear why Russia objected to the candidacy.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had previously described the Trump administration's decision to block former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad from position as "a serious mistake."

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(Source: Foreign Policy)

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