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UN confirms support for Efforts to Stabilize Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TRIPOLI – Deputy Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya Maria Ribeiro has stressed support of the UN to national and international efforts to establish stability in Libya.

Ribeiro made her remarks on Saturday during a visit to the new headquarter of the Libyan Higher Commission of Elections in Tripoli, Xinhua reported.

Ribeiro told the Commission’s Board of Directors Member Abdulhakim Belkher that supporting the efforts to organize and conduct future elections of Libya is a key goal of the UN.

Libya has remained in chaos following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi. The country is struggling to make a democratic transition amid political division and unrest as well as the dominance of armed groups and militias with shifting loyalties.

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