Aid & Development

UNSMIL meets with representatives of Tawergha and Misrata

North Africa

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) met with representatives of the two Libyan towns of Tawergha and Misrata to discuss the removal of mines from Tawergha in order to ensure a safe return of the Tawerghan's back to their town.

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) said that it has held discussions with the Tawergha Local Council and the Tawergha Dialogue Committee regarding demining procedures for the safe return of the Tawergha people.

The UN mission stated on their Twitter page on Wednesday that they had also held discussions with a member of the Misrata Municipal Council, Ali Abu Sitta, regarding the means of disposal of unexploded ordnance in areas covered by the Misrata and Tawergha agreement.

The meeting was held in the presence of the Free Fields Organization and the Libyan Center for De-mining.

Delegations from Misrata and Tawergha signed a reconciliation agreement on June 3rd, agreeing upon the safe return of the people of Tawergha.

Image: The Libya Observer

Article: The Libya Observer