Egypt accuses Qatar of funding terrorists in Libya at the UN Security Council

Members of the United Nations Security Council sit during a meeting on Syria at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City

Egypt urged the UN Security Council to document repeated violations by some countries, especially Qatar, of the sanctions imposed on Libya.

The request was made during a meeting held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on the “Challenges of Combating Terrorism in Libya” where Egypt’s Assistant Foreign Minister Tariq stressed on the following measures regarding Libya:-

1- Reach political reconciliation in Libya
2- Intensify the effort of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) in monitoring and implementing the political agreement.
3- Strengthen the cooperation and coordination between Libyan sanctions committee and, ISIS and al-Qaeda sanctions committee
4- Lift the arms embargo imposed on the Libyan national army

Al-Qooni said that Qatar and another country in the region are supporting the extremist groups in Libya.

Al Arabiya

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