The Head of the UN Support Mission In Libya (UNSMIL), Abdoulaye Bathily, has met with the Minister of State in the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Sheikh Shakhboot Al Nahyan, to discuss the situation in Libya.

Bathily, who was visiting Abu Dhabi, said they both agreed on the need for Libyan actors to rise to the challenge of overcoming the political deadlock, pave the way for elections, and provide the people with legitimate representatives.

The two sides pledged to continue coordination with other international players in support of Libya, according to the UNSMIL chief.