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Lavrov assessed the situation in Libya

USA should not prevent the UN Secretariat in the appointment of the special envoy for Libya, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

As the Minister said, after the resignation of UN special envoy for Libya Hassan Salaam to find a replacement fails for six months. Was offered several candidates for this post, but for some reason none of them was adopted, Lavrov said.

Lavrov: Russia expects UN to settlement in Libya

Russia expects the UN to be more active within Libyan settlement, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

"With regard to the role of the UN and the need for its revitalization, Yes, we want the UN's role was more active. Unfortunately, I think soon it will be six months as special representative of the Secretary-General Ghassan salamé, shortly after the Berlin conference, resigned, and still the UN Secretary-General Mr. (Antonio) Guterres cannot appoint a replacement to Mr Salaam," said Lavrov after talks with foreign Ministers of the Troika of the African Union (DRC, Egypt, South Africa) format video.