Mali: Need to counter parties seeking to impede peace agreement implementation

The chief of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), Mongi Hamdi called to stand in the way of the parties seeking to “impede the implementation of the peace agreement in Mali, stressing the need “to continue efforts and consultations within the framework of the Peace Agreement Implementation Monitoring Committee.”

Libya’s FM calls for airstrikes against Daesh

Libya’s foreign minister Tuesday renewed a call for the lifting of an arms embargo and for international airstrikes to help tackle ISIS, which threatens to create a “rear base” in the country.

“The situation is extremely serious,” Mohammad al-Dayri, foreign minister for Libya’s internationally recognized government based in Misrata, said on a visit to Paris. “People are dying, are crucified, are disinterred from their graves, are burned alive. Libyans don’t understand why the international community doesn’t wake up to these dangers.”