The Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General on Libya, Stephanie Williams, has stressed the important role of regional organizations and neighboring countries in constructively supporting Libya to move towards comprehensive and credible national elections.
This came during her meeting with the Secretary-General of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, which took place on Monday in Cairo.
“I expressed my sincere gratitude for the support extended to the UN good offices in Libya”, Williams tweeted.
Candidates for the presidential elections in Libya held a meeting Saturday in Tripoli with a number of candidates for the House of Representatives’ elections to discuss the latest developments the presidential and parliamentary electoral process.
An oil prices' hike was reported on Monday, as supplies from Libya had been blockaded, while Russia warned of a possible increase in prices to record levels if more countries blockade their production capacity, Bloomberg has reported.
Bloomberg said West Texas crude rose 1.2% to $108.21 a barrel, while Brent crude rose 1.5% to $113.39.
The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced the state of force majeure on Zueitina port, and warned of the start of a painful wave of closures at the time of the oil and gas price boom in global markets.
NOC said Monday in a statement that the interruptions were caused by the entry of a group of individuals into the port of Zueitina and prevented workers from continuing to start exports, which made it impossible for the NOC to implement its contractual obligations.
A group called “South Libya Elders” shut down oil production and exports in the region on Saturday, saying in a statement that this measure will go on until the Government of National Unity leaves office in Tripoli and hand over power to Fathi Bashagha's government, which was appointed by the House of Representatives.
A match for the first leg quarterfinals of the 2021-22 CAF Confederation Cup between Al-Ittihad and Al-Ahly Tripoli ended with a goalless draw at the Benina Martyrs Stadium in Benghazi on Sunday.
The two teams will meet again at the same stadium next week to decide who will go through to the semi-finals.
The General Syndicate of Oil Workers in Libya urged on Sunday all Libyan parties to give priority to the interests of the country and spare the oil sector the political disputes.
In a statement, the bloc called on the international community, through the envoy of the UN Secretary-General, to intervene urgently to restart production and commit to neutralizing the oil sector from the ongoing "struggle for power."