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UN confirms support for efforts to stabilise Libya

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of the UN Support Mission in has stressed support of the UN to national and international efforts to establish stability in

Ribeiro made her remarks on Saturday during a visit to the new headquarter of the in the capital Tripoli, reported.

Ribeiro told the Commission's Board of Directors Member that supporting the efforts to organise and conduct future elections of is a key goal of the UN.

Earlier in May, the Islamic State (IS) carried out a deadly suicide attack on the headquarters of the commission, killing at least 14 people and injuring more than 10 others. It was the most violent IS attack in for years.

Libya has remained in chaos following the 2011 uprising that toppled former leader

The country is struggling to make a democratic transition amid political division and unrest as well as dominance of armed groups and militias with shifting loyalties.



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First Published: Sun, November 04 2018. 06:58 IST