Passage of Libyan ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council


the worldGet short links

The UN Security Council voted Thursday, February 13, 2020, to draft a permanent ceasefire resolution in Libya.

Libya has been witnessing a volatile ceasefire since January, and the UK is working to draft a sustainable ceasefire resolution in Libya to address the achievements of the Berlin-hosted German conference on the situation in Libya last month. To be supported.

The permanent ceasefire resolution in Libya was approved by a vote of two permanent and non-permanent members of the Security Council. Russia, however, has abstained.

The draft, drafted by the UK over the past six weeks and called for a vote on Wednesday, called on all parties to establish a permanent ceasefire without any preconditions.

The draft resolution urged all members to abide by the resolution banning arms shipments to Libya since all participants in the Berlin summit on Libya refrain from interfering in the Libyan war and internal affairs.

The resolution also calls on regional organizations, particularly the African Union, the Arab League and the European Union, to consider how to support the United Nations in its political efforts and the possibility of monitoring the ceasefire in Libya.

The draft resolution also proposed by the UK also calls for the continuation of negotiations within the framework of the P5 + 1 Joint Military Committee, which will be attended by representatives of both sides in late January with the aim of achieving a “permanent ceasefire” including monitoring mechanisms, separation of forces and Confidence building measures are in place.

United Nations Security Council votes unanimously Tuesday night by majority vote on draft joint resolution submitted by Germany and Britain to extend arms ban to Libya, as well as oil-related measures, travel ban and blocking of Libyan assets until April 5; To approve.

Russia refused to vote on the resolution and regretted imposing further bans on the Libyan people and deemed it unnecessary.

The resolution calls on UN experts responsible for monitoring the implementation of the sanctions to submit reports on any information on illegal imports into Libya and illegal oil exports, including crude oil and refined petroleum products. .


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here