15 June 2012
Security Council
SC/10674
AFR/2405
L/3196

Department of Public Information • News and Media Division • New York

Security Council Press Statement on International

 

Criminal Court Staff Detained in Libya

 


The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Li Baodong ( China):


The members of the Security Council express serious concern over the detention in Libya since 7 June 2012 of the International Criminal Court (ICC) staff members, and urge Libyan authorities at all levels and all concerned to work towards immediate release of all the ICC staff members.


The members of the Security Council emphasize that it is the legal obligation of Libya under the Councilís resolution 1970 (2011) to cooperate fully with and provide any necessary assistance to the ICC pursuant to that resolution.


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