The United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, Rosemary DiCarlo, made a phone call with the Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah and discussed the situation in Tripoli and the need to avoid further violence, stressing the importance of early elections and of an independent National Oil Corporation (NOC).

DiCarlo also phoned the Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, and expressed concern over the recent violence in Tripoli.

"We concurred that all parties needed to work to finalize the constitutional basis to hold elections as soon as possible, in accordance with the will of the Libyan people." She said on Twitter.

UN Security Council will convene a session on Libya on Thursday to discuss the situation and vote on extending mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL).