New York

29 February 2020

Statement attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on Libya

The Secretary-General strongly condemns the indiscriminate bombing of several parts of Tripoli yesterday, including residential areas and Mitiga Airport.
 
The Secretary-General emphasizes that civilians must be protected at all times in line with international humanitarian law.
 
 The Secretary-General calls for an immediate cessation of hostilities, recalls the recently adopted Security Council resolution 2510 (2020) and urges its implementation.
 
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General