The UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, and the Security Working Group for Libya co-chairs have discussed with the chiefs of staff in the western and eastern regions and members of Joint Military Commission (JMC) 5 + 5 ways to move forward on the security track, the continuity of the ceasefire agreement and the reunification of military institutions.

The meeting, which was held in Tunis, was attended by the envoys of the heads of state participating in the Security Working Group  of the United Kingdom, France, Turkey, Italy and the African Union.

Bathily stressed that the elections are a top priority for the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, calling on the co-chairs to provide collective support for holding national elections in order to restore legitimacy to Libyan institutions, according to the statement of the United Nations Mission in Libya.