The authorities of the East of Libya announced how they see the new special representative of the UN

Authorities in the East of Libya expect that the new special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya will be a native of Africa, told RIA Novosti Ambassador to the head of the Libyan Parliament, Ali Nayed.

According to Ali Nayed being the Ambassador of the head of the ruling Libya in the East of the Parliament in the EU, the African Union, the US and the UK, "the delay in the appointment of a special envoy of the UN in serious damage to the prospects of Libya in the area of peace and stability."

"This should be a purely professional decision. Unfortunately, this topic has become the subject of international politics and intrigue," says Nayed.

The previous special representative of the Secretary General on Libya Salaam, with the active participation which was able to hold the Berlin conference on the Libyan resolution in March, said that he was leaving his post. Acting special representative for Libya, was appointed American Stephanie Turco Williams.

"As Africans, we would welcome the appointment by the African specialist (for the post of special representative of the UN Secretary-General for Libya). We also believe that the African Union should play a more active role in resolving the crisis in Libya," said Ali Nayed.

In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the LDF under the command of Haftarot, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA – Egypt.

In Cairo on 6 June, a meeting of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi with the Haftarot and the speaker of ruling Libya in the East of the house of representatives (Parliament) Aquila 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.