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UNSMIL expressed concern about the clashes in Tripoli

Libyan Cloud News Agency

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expressed grave concern about the clashes that broke out in Salaheddine area in Tripoli on Friday.

UNSMIL called in a statement for the immediate cessation of hostilities. It also called on all parties to exercise maximum restraint.

It reminded all parties of their obligations under international humanitarian law to ensure the protection of civilians and civilian infrastructure.

The Mission called on all relevant authorities to assume their responsibilities in ensuring the protection of civilians and in exercising control over their respective units in accordance with relevant Security Council resolutions and in particular UN Security Council Resolution 2570, including through the initiation of an elaborated comprehensive Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) and Security Sector Reform (SSR) process to bring all the arms under the control of the State.

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