UN announces arrival of first group of ceasefire monitors to Libya

Alwasat - Cairo Fri 22 Oct 2021, 04:06 PM
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UN Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Rosemary Di Carlo announced the arrival of the first group of UN monitors, to support the ceasefire monitoring mechanism in Libya.

"I am pleased to report that in line with the request of the Libyan authorities and the mandate issued by the Security Council, the first group of United Nations monitors is arriving in Libya today to support the ceasefire monitoring mechanism," DiCarlo wrote on her Twitter account.

Di Carlo praised the Joint Military Commission for its plan for the "gradual, balanced, sequential and simultaneous" withdrawal of all mercenaries, foreign fighters and foreign forces, calling it an "important achievement."

Di Carlo has been visiting Libya since Monday and attended the Libya's Stabilization Conference on Thursday.

On October 8, the Joint Military Commission during its meeting in Geneva, decided to “prepare and approve” an action plan to remove all “mercenaries,foreign fighters and foreign forces from Libyan territory in a gradual, balanced and simultaneous manner.”

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