The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously extended the arms embargo on Libya for an additional 12 months, requesting a full report from the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres within an 11-month period of its implementation

The UNSC said in a resolution the arms embargo should be executed according to the outputs of the Berlin Conference on Libya.

The resolution authorizes the search of ships at sea off the coast of Libya in search of illegal weapons, along with ships entering or leaving Libyan waters, heading into international waters, which may also be suspected of illegally transporting weapons.