Spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Stephane Dujarric, has stated that the Security Council is watching with concern the developments in Libya, including the mobilization of forces and threats to resort to violent confrontation in Tripoli for political goals, calling for immediate de-escalation of violence in Libya.

Regarding the appointment of a new UN envoy to Libya, Dujarric revealed that there is nothing official yet, adding that the mission's charge d'affaires in Libya is the officer in charge so far and is in Tripoli and continues to communicate with all relevant actors.