United nations on Wednesday emphasized need Refrain from any provocative actions after the outbreak of clashes in Tripoli recently when it was a competition government Try to enter the Libyan capital.
UN envoy Stephanie Williams on Twitter repeated ” critical need of Keep calm on ground in The current conditions and avoid Any provocative actions and speeches.”
After the clashes, Williams stated that “the conflict cannot be resolved.” with violence but with dialogue Mediation, to this end, the good offices of United nations remain available for all parties who Believe in Helping Libya find true consensus way forward Towards stability and elections.
While his rival Prime Minister Fathi Bashagha announced, who Appointed by the Eastern House of Representatives of The deputies said on Wednesday he will take his seat government in Center city of Sirte, after clashes forced him to thwart his attempt the day before to bring his government to Tripoli.
The city of The city of Sirte is located on Libya’s Mediterranean coast lies midway between the country’s east and west, serving as a link between them and a gateway to the country’s major oil fields and export terminals. decisive and strategic city controlled by the eastern forces of The putschist general Khalifa Haftar, an ally of the Bashagha. Bashagha move The political division in Sirte is likely to deepen in The already Divided country and exacerbate the crisis.
The idea of Libyan sitting government in Sirte has been floated in 2020 talks that ended latest main match of Fight in Libya. Recently, the influential Speaker of Parliament Aqila Saleh – also ally of Bashagha – called for It works from Sirte instead of trying it set up for him government in Tripoli.
Oil-rich Libya has been mired in conflict since a NATO-backed uprising toppled and killed dictator Muammar Gaddafi. in 2011. It has been divided for years between rival administrations in East and West, each supported by different foreign governments.
Bashagha former the interior ministerhis name was prime minister by the east of the country parliament in February. But his rival, Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dabaiba, is based in Tripoli in West of the country, have refused step down and insists on delivering it over power just to elected government.
Ain Dabaiba last year in UN-led operation to lead country through elections in December that never took place.
On Tuesday, Bashagha tried to take his seat government in Tripoli in a move resulted in in Clashes with Allied militia with bear just hours After Bashagha and his government ministers entered the Libyan capital. at least one One man was killed and five others were injured in The authorities said the clashes.
Both prime Ministers blamed each other for Provoking violence, which has raised fears that the country can do it at once again Back to the civil war after more from U.S year of tense calm