UN Chief Calls for Cease-Fire in Libya
Thursday, 11 April 2019 23:48 WIB | GLOBAL |Global PBB

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an end to the fighting that erupted last week between Libyan political rivals for control of the capital, Tripoli.

œIt™s still time to stop. It™s still time for a cease-fire to take place, for a cessation of hostilities to take place and to avoid the worst, which would be a dramatic bloody battle for Tripoli, Guterres told reporters late Wednesday after he met behind closed doors with the 15-nation U.N. Security Council for more than two hours.

œIt is still time to recognize there is no military solution. Only political solutions can apply to situations like the one in Libya, he said.

Guterres visited Libya last week. Just hours after he departed the country, forces loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar advanced from their positions in the east on Tripoli, which is controlled by the U.N.-backed Presidential Council and Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj. Guterres met with both men during his mission.

œIt is obvious that my appeal for an offensive not to take place and for the hostilities to stop was not heard, the U.N. chief said. œBut I think that when one looks at the situation today, it is clear that we have a very dangerous situation, and it is clear that we absolutely need to stop it.

Source: VOA news

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