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UN Welcomes Serraj-Haftar Talks

The UN Secretary-General has welcomed the 27 February meeting in the United Arab Emirates, convened by his Special Representative for Libya, Ghassan Salamé, between the Prime Minister of Libya and President of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord (GNA), Faiez Serraj, and the Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Khalifa Haftar. […]

Ghassan Salamé addresses United Nations Security Council

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya Mr. President [Ambassador Joseph Singer, Dominican Republic], Allow me to congratulate the Dominican Republic for its Presidency of the Security Council. Mr President, Members of the Council, The South remains Libya’s vulnerable heart, encompassing almost 1 million square kilometers […]

Remarks by Ghassan Salamé to the UN Security Council

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya Mr. President, Members of the Council, Allow me to congratulate the People’s Republic of China for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. I am grateful for this opportunity to brief you on our work in Libya. Mr. […]

Mogherini meets UN Special Representative Ghassan Salame

EU High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini received UN Special Representative for Libya Ghassan Salame in Brussels on Thursday. The Special Representative updated the High Representative/Vice-President on recent developments and the current situation in Libya. They discussed the implementation of the UN’s four-point action plan for Libya, on the political talks, national conference, constitution and elections, which […]

Salamé addresses Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers

Address of SRSG for Libya Ghassan Salamé at the Meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 12 April 2018 Thank you, Your Excellency, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and thank you for inviting me to this meeting. I thank the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, I salute […]

Undermining the State “must not become New Normal”, Salamé Warns

Libya’s shaky financial position, looming humanitarian crisis and the inability of State authorities to provide services have created a “vicious cycle” where groups with vested interests are trying to step in and undermine the Government, the United Nations envoy to Libya has warned. Transcript of remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security […]

“Status Quo is Not Sustainable” — Salamé

Remarks of SRSG Ghassan Salamé to the United Nations Security Council – 17 January 2018: Mr. President, Members of the Security Council, I would like to congratulate Kazakhstan for its Presidency of the Security Council this month. I also wish to thank you for this opportunity to brief upon the work of the United Nations […]

UNSMIL Condemns Attack on Misrata Court House

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) has condemned the suicide attack against the court house in the Libyan city of Misrata on 4th October. The attack, for which the Islamic State (ISIL) claimed responsibility, killed at least three and wounded over 15, including civilians. The Special Representative to the Secretary-General and Head of […]