Russia Opposes Publication of International Report on Violation of Arms Embargo in Libya.

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2020-10-04 16:22:00

New York, 4 October 2020(Lana) Russian UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said Friday his country opposed publication of a report on violation of arms embargo to Libya. Nebenzia who assumed the rotatory chairmanship of the UN Security Council for October said his country has opposed to publication by the Chairman of the UN sanctions committee of a report disclosing the names of countries and bodies violating UN resolutions on arms embargo on Libya. He explained that the publication would a precedent in the Council in addition to premeditated leaking the results to the press before it was officially submitted. Germany failed before end of September to secure approval of China and Russia to publish a report by UN experts assigned to monitor arms embargo on Libya. A ministerial meeting on Libya is due to be convened via TV link on October 5 on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meeting to be chaired by the UN Secretary General and the German Foreign Minister Heiko MAAS, with participation of all parties to the Berlin Conference which was held on Jan.19, 2020, which included the US, Russia, France, Britain, China, Germany, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, Algeria, Congo and 4 regional and international organisations. =Lana=