Tag Archives | Libyan Political Agreement (LPA)

Sanalla Speaks Out on NOC Neutrality

By John Lee. The Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, has said the country’s oil sector must not be a political bargaining chip, and urged all sides to refrain from conflict over oil infrastructure: “NOC has always stood for the unity of the country, and we will continue to do so. Our […]

Int'l Community ready to Support Libya

Joint Statement by the Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States to Libya (25.02.17): The Ambassadors of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States reiterate our commitment to preserving the sovereignty, territorial integrity, unity, and national cohesion of Libya and our support for the Libyan […]

Kobler: "Opportunity should not be Wasted"

Speaking on the sixth anniversary of the Libyan Revolution, the Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General For Libya, Martin Kobler, has said the opportunity afforded by the Libyan Political Agreement should not be wasted: "Six years ago, Libyan women and men courageously embarked on the path of transformation and change. Their revolution toppled a dictatorship […]

European Council Conclusions on Libya

EU Foreign Affairs Council, 6 February 2017: 1. Efforts to stabilise Libya are now more important than ever, and the EU will do its utmost to contribute to that objective. The EU remains committed to an inclusive political settlement under the framework of the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), and to supporting the Presidency Council (PC) […]

UNSMIL Mandate Extended

Security Council Authorizes Nine-month Mandate Extension for United Nations Support Mission in Libya, Unanimously Adopting Resolution 2323 (2016) The Security Council has decided to extend the mandate of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) by nine months, until 15 September 2017. Unanimously adopting resolution 2323 (2016), the 15-member Council also decided that, in full accordance […]

First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on the First Anniversary of the Signing of the Libyan Political Agreement One year ago today, the Libyan Political Agreement was signed in Skhirat, Morocco, marking a critical milestone in the country’s democratic transition. The Secretary-General commends all Libyans who engaged in the process, in the spirit […]

Tobruk Rejects UN-backed Unity Govt

By John Lee. Libya's internationally recognized House of Representatives (HoR) in Tobruk voted has rejected the UN-brokered Government of National Accord (GNA). According to Reuters, of 104 members attending the session, 89 voted against backing the government, and the Tunis-based Presidential Council now has 10 days to propose a new and smaller cabinet. The Special […]