Russia confirms commitment to upholding the UN arms embargo on Libya

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Russia confirms commitment to upholding the UN arms embargo on Libya

September 16, 2017 - 15:13
Written by: HousamNajjair

The head of the Russian contact group on Libya, Lev Dengov, has said that the Vice President of the Presidential Council, Ahmed Maiteeq, who is currently visiting Russia, has not discussed or requested any military assistance from Russian authorities to Libya.

Dengov made a statement on Friday, according to the Russian news agency Sputnik, that discussions did not involve any arms deals as there is an arms embargo on Libya and Russia is committed to its international obligations.