The UN Secretary General spoke about the creation of a demilitarized zone in Libya
The UN mission to support Libya (UNSMIL) is making efforts to de-escalate in the country, including in order to create a possible demilitarized zone, said at a meeting of the UN security Council, NATO Secretary-General antónio Guterres.
According to him, should be used all the possibilities to overcome the political impasse.
"UNSMIL is making efforts to de-escalate, including the possible creation of a demilitarized zone in order to reach an agreed solution and to save lives," said Guterres.
He added that during the recent negotiations, urged the TNC Fayeza Zarraga and the commander of the LDF Khalifa the Haftarot to ensure the cease-fire and to promptly advance the political process.
In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country and supported by Turkey and the Libyan national army under the command of Khalifa the Haftarot, political supported by Egypt.
For more than a year the army of the Haftarot trying to hit the Libyan capital. Both sides claim that opponents are using weapons and manpower from the outside. In recent weeks, the NTC forces have reported significant progress in the battle for Tripoli and announced the intention to build on the success, to establish control over the city of Sirte and other areas to the East of the capital.
In Cairo on 6 June, a meeting of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with Haftarot and Saleh. Following the meeting, the head of Egypt announced the "Cairo initiative," which includes a cease-fire throughout Libya from June 8 and conditions for a political settlement. The initiative was supported by Russia, the US and several Arab States, including Saudi Arabia and the UAE. It was opposed by the NTC and Turkey.