The UN envoy to Libya Jan Kubis met with Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah and Deputy Prime Minister Ramadan Boujnah to discuss several files, including the upcoming elections and the situation in the south coinciding with the flare-up of events in Chad.
According to a statement by the UN Support Mission In Libya on Wednesday, the meeting between Kubus and Dbeibah dealt with the progress made so far in the political process and the steps necessary to hold the elections on December 24, 2021.
They also discussed the budget and other areas of collaboration between the UN and the GNU in support of the Libyan people, including the security situation in Libya and the region following developments in Chad.
Kubis informed Dbeibah of the results of his recent visits and talks that took place in various capitals to support peace efforts in Libya. Discussions also included the recently adopted UN Security Council Resolutions 2570 (2021) and 2571 (2021) and ways to implement them, including the ceasefire agreement and the deployment of UN ceasefire monitors.
In his meeting with Boujenah, Kubis discussed the security situation in the country and, in particular, in southern Libya, especially in light of recent developments in Chad.
Boujnah requested UN support for the unification of Libyan institutions, notably military and security ones, and the withdrawal of foreign mercenaries, fighters, and forces from Libya.
They also discussed ways to boost the humanitarian support to southern towns and cities through the UN Agencies, Funds, and Programmes.