The spokesperson for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, “Stephan Dujarric,” said that it was not expected that “Nikolay Mladenov” would withdraw from his mission as an UN envoy to Libya, who was supposed to start his work early next month.
“Dujarric” – in statements to Al-Araby Al-Jadeed newspaper – added Tuesday that Mladenov’s resignation was not part of the plan, as Mladenov attributed the reasons for his resignation, for family and personal reasons.
“Dujarric” indicated that the Acting Representative of the Secretary-General, “Stephanie Williams”, will remain in her position until a new envoy is appointed, so there is no leadership vacuum, pointing out that “Williams” and her team have made a tremendous effort in the matter of political and military talks and others, and has made a lot of progress. .
It is worth noting that the Bulgarian, “Nikolay Mladenov” informed the Secretary-General of the United Nations, on Tuesday, of his intention to withdraw from the mission entrusted to him as an UN envoy to Libya.