The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, has discussed with the ambassadors of Sudan and Niger and the Chargé d'Affairs of Chad the latest developments in the Libyan crisis and the security situation in neighboring countries.

This came during a meeting that brought them together on Friday at the headquarters of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).

“I expressed the need for neighboring countries to maximize support for UNSMIL and the Joint Military Commission (JMC) 5+5 efforts in implementing the relevant action plan around the withdrawal of foreign fighters and mercenaries. The ambassadors affirmed their support for Libya in this regard”, Bathily tweeted.

He also stressed that solidarity and concerted actions are required to build stability and peace in Libya and further regional integration.