Al-Sunni appeals to members of the UNSC not to call Haftar’s forces the “National Army”

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Al-Sunni appeals to members of the UNSC not to call Haftar’s forces the “National Army”

May 06, 2020 - 14:17
Written by: RabiaGolden

Libyan ambassador to the United Nations, Taher El Sonni. UN TV

The Permanent Representative of Libya to the United Nations (UN), Taher Al-Sunni, said in a speech before the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), that the national judiciary is determined to prosecute all those who commit crimes against Libyans on Libyan soil.

Al-Sunni stressed that the Libyan judiciary, monitors all violations and crimes, particularly those committed by Khalifa Haftar over a one-year period, since the beginning of his illegal attack on Tripoli.

He also called on the UNSC to take a firm stance against Haftar, and to confront him by name, exposing his hindrance to the political agreements and to denounce his recent proclamations; asking specifically that Haftar militias, not be called the ‘National Army’, as his forces do not represent the nation.