The United Nations envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salama, during a briefing before the Security Council, revealed the continuous violations of Haftar during his violation of the truce, stressing that the mission documented 110 cases of penetration in January alone, resulting in the death of 18 civilians.
Salama clarified that Haftar and his militia, which he reinforced with weapons and equipment, including mercenaries, south of Tripoli, in addition to a noticeable increase in cargo flights at Benina Airport, and two shipments arrived at the base of the Akhadem in eastern Libya, noting also that Hifter militias carried out reprisals in the areas under their control, in Tripoli And you Tarhouna.
The briefing of Salama also included a the economic situation in Libya, explaining that pressures practiced by Hifter loyalists on the people to close the oil fields in southern Libya resulted in losses amounting to 620 million dollars after the closure and destruction of the infrastructure.
Salama indicated that the Maitiga airport was targeted 3 times after the ceasefire took effect immediately, in addition to dozens of schools in Tripoli ceasing to operate since the first of January due to the hostilities, as the capital Tripoli witnessed dozens of indiscriminate shells falling on the airport, which led to its closure after the Hifter militias violated the truce .
The military side
Salama noted that the Berlin Agreement reached the cease-fire and the formation of a military committee to guarantee the continuation of the truce without specifying a date for its completion.
He stressed that the representatives of the reconciliation government are ready to join the meetings of the 5 + 5 committee, but Hifter’s delegation has not confirmed its participation yet, explaining that the International Follow-up Committee of the Berlin Conference will start its work within two weeks, and whoever obstructs its work will be asked about his actions.