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This week the UN Libya Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) selected a new transitional executive authority which was publicly accepted by Libya’s key stakeholders and the international community.
On 2 February, UN published its Panel of Experts report on Sudan which included details of the UAE’s involvement with the Libya National Army (LNA) and Darfuri rebel groups in Libya. According to the report, UAE military officers established direct relations with the main Darfurian movements in Libya, regularly meeting the movements’ commanders in Benghazi.
On 4 February, according to Agence France-Presse, the UN Security Council (UNSC) instructed UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deploy international monitors in Libya. The UNSC requested that an advance team is sent to the country, and that a report is provided within 45 days on a proposal to amend the mandate of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL). The advance team is expected to comprise around 30 individuals.