The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Román Oyarzun Marchesi (Spain):
The members of the Security Council recalled their statement of 9 October which commended the Libyan dialogue participants on finalizing the Political Agreement for the Government of National Accord after comprehensive and broad consultations, facilitated by United Nations Special Representative Bernardino León.
The members of the Security Council urged all Libyan parties to endorse and sign the Political Agreement, as presented on 8 October, and to work swiftly towards the formation of a Government of national accord.
The members of the Security Council stressed that the Agreement offers a real prospect for resolving Libya’s political, security and institutional crises.
The members of the Security Council recalled resolutions 2174 (2014), 2213 (2015) and 2214 (2015), and noted that the Libya Sanctions Committee is prepared to designate those who threaten Libya’s peace, stability and security or who undermine the successful completion of its political transition.
The members of the Security Council reaffirmed their strong commitment to the sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity of Libya.