Special Envoy Kubis discusses political and security situation in Libya, elections with House of Representatives Speaker Saleh in al-Qubba
The Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Libya, and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) Ján Kubiš met yesterday the Speaker of the House of Representatives Agila Saleh in Al-Qubba, to discuss recent political and security developments in Libya.
During the meeting the Special Envoy briefed on key elements of UN Security Council Resolutions 2570 (2021) and 2571 (2021), particularly in relation to the political process and the call for holding elections on 24 December this year, as well as the full implementation of the ceasefire agreement and withdrawal of all foreign forces and mercenaries.
In this regard, Special Envoy Kubis and Speaker Saleh discussed ways to expedite the process of clarifying a constitutional and legal framework for the elections. The meeting also touched upon the importance of the early adoption of the budget and of moving forward in the unification of military and security institutions in order to protect Libya's territorial integrity and maintain its stability, on the need to start DDR and SSR process, as well as on the process regarding sovereign positions