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Iraq will ask the UN security Council, if Turkey did not stop military operations

Baghdad may turn to the UN Security Council and the League of Arab States (LAS), to achieve the cessation of Turkish military operations on Iraqi territory and has economic leverage over Ankara, told RIA Novosti the official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iraq Ahmed al-Sahaf.

Earlier in June, the Ministry of defence of Turkey has announced two major operations, "the paw of the eagle" and "tiger claws" against the country banned the Kurdistan workers ' party (PKK) in Northern Iraq, after Baghdad twice gave the Turkish Ambassador a note of protest. The Iraqi foreign Ministry urged Ankara to stop unilateral military action, noting that Baghdad is ready to cooperate in ensuring security at the border, subject to the interests of both parties.

In the Arab League opposed the internationalization of the conflict in Libya

The League of Arab States (LAS) opposes the internationalization of the armed conflict in Libya, said the General Secretary of the organization Ahmad Abu al-Gheit.

On Tuesday, the Arab League videoconference is holding an emergency meeting at the level of the Council of Ministers of foreign Affairs of the organization. The meeting focused on the situation in Libya.

Members of the international Committee on Libya to discuss the cease-fire

Members of the international Committee on Libya will be discussed at the meeting in video format, which will be held on Monday, the latest events in the country and negotiations of the parties with the aim of achieving a permanent ceasefire, told RIA Novosti the representative of the UN mission to support Libya (UNSMIL) Jean Alam.

Earlier, the League of Arab States (LAS) has said it will hold on Monday a meeting of the international Committee on Libya, a decision which was made at a conference in Berlin on January 19.

The Arab League announced videosasian of the international Committee on Libya

The League of Arab States (LAS) has said it will hold on Monday a meeting of the international Committee on Libya, a decision which was made at a conference in Berlin on January 19.

"It will take place at the level of senior officials and organized in coordination with the UN mission to support Libya (UNSMIL). This is the third meeting of the monitoring Committee since the launch of the work during the meeting of Ministers held by participants of the Berlin process on 16 February in Munich," says the statement of the Arab League.

The Arab League condemned the military operation of Turkey in Iraq

The military operation that Turkey had undertaken in the North of Iraq under the pretext of fighting the Kurdistan workers ' party (PKK), violates Iraq's sovereignty and in contravention of international law, said in a Monday statement, the press service of the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States (LAS).

"The Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abu al-Gheit condemned the military operation that Turkey had undertaken in the North of Iraq under the pretext of pursuing members of the PKK and reiterated that the Turkish military intervention constituted a violation of Iraq's sovereignty,” - said the press service. The statement stressed that the Turkish operation is carried out without coordination with the government in Baghdad, thereby Ankara shows

The Arab League Secretary General assessed the situation in Yemen

The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS), Ahmed Abu al-Gheit urged the international community to urgently allocate funding for UN programmes in Yemen, which without such support would be in a catastrophic situation, said in a Monday statement, the General Secretariat of the Arab League.

Earlier in June, the official representatives of the office of the UN high Commissioner for human rights and UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said that the health system in Yemen is on the verge of collapse without the financial support of the United Nations programme in July will begin to stop working to provide the population with clean water. The official representative of OHCHR Rupert Colville said that the Yemeni hospitals ceased to accept people with symptoms of infection COVID-19 due to the lack of beds, medicines, medical personnel and clean water. If funding is not provided, 30 of 41 UN programme in the country will be closed in the coming weeks, said Colville.

The Secretary General of the Arab League endorsed a peace initiative mezhliviysky

The Secretary-General of the League of Arab States and Ahmed Aboul Gheit welcomed Egypt mezhliviysky peace initiative that includes a full cease-fire.

On Saturday in Cairo, met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi the commander of the Libyan national army, Khalifa the Haftarot and the head sits in the East of Libya, house of representatives, Aquila Saleh. After the meeting, the policy made at a joint press conference, at which the President of Egypt announced the "Cairo initiative," which includes a cease-fire throughout Libya from June 8 and conditions for a political settlement.