Libya expects UN role to solve Libyan crisis

2017-06-14 07:45:21 GMT2017-06-14 15:45:21(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TRIPOLI, June 14 (Xinhua) -- Libya's UN-backed deputy Foreign Minister Ahmad Maiteeg on Tuesday met here with Martin Kobler, the head of UN support mission in Libya, to discuss solution to the Libyan crisis.

The two officials discussed the upcoming role of the United Nations to solve the Libyan crisis, based on the political agreement of 2015.

"One of my last Tripoli visits begins with Pres Council meeting with Ahmad Maiteeg, discussing how international community can continue support Libya," Kobler tweeted following the meeting.

The government of national accord was appointed based on a UN-sponsored peace agreement signed by Libya's political rivals on Dec. 17, 2015.

However, the north African country remains politically divided amid insecurity and chaos.

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