Russia's delegate to the United Nations: The Libyan situation continues to deteriorate and the United Nations should appoint a new envoy.

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2020-07-09 19:48:00

New York, July 09, 2020 (Lana) - Russia's permanent representative to the United Nations, Vasily Nebenzia, called on the Secretary-General of the United Nations, "Antonio Guterres" to expedite the appointment of a new special envoy to Libya, noting that the situation in Libya continues to deteriorate. "Nebenzia" said during a session of the United Nations Security Council, , Wednesday, that the post of Special Envoy of the Secretary-General to Libya is still vacant for 4 months, and this undermines the efforts aimed at a peaceful settlement in Libya. The Russian delegate indicated that the military and political situation in Libya continues to deteriorate. Adding that Moscow believes it makes sense to choose an African figure for this position. =Lana=