The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Support Mission (UNSMIL) in Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, has met with Ambassadors and representatives of African countries accredited in Tripoli.

“I briefed them on the activities of UNSMIL and we stressed the political and security challenges facing the country and the region”, Bathily tweeted.

Bathily stressed the importance of strengthening coordination among regional actors to foster security, and support for Libyan actors to achieve free, peaceful and inclusive elections.

He also reiterated UNSMIL support for national reconciliation as undertaken by the Presidential Council with the assistance of the African Union.