Statement From The Press Office Of The Prime Ministry
The United Nations Security Council adopted on 17 March 2011 Resolution 1973 regarding the situation in
The Resolution calls on all sides in
The Resolution which underlines the requirement to take all necessary measures to ensure the rapid and unimpeded passage of humanitarian assistance, points to the need to intensify efforts to find a solution that would correspond to the legitimate expectations of the Libyan people and in this connection expresses support for the endeavors to this end of the Special Envoy to Libya appointed by the UN Secretary General and the ad hoc High Level Committee on Libya established by the African Union.
The said Resolution also contains clauses on the enforcement of the arms embargo and theexpansion of the scope of the asset freeze imposed by United Nations Security Council Resolution 1970.
We had already announced in a statement issued at the highest level that we fully supported the call made by the Arab League on 12 March 2011 to the UN Security Council for the imposition of a no-fly zone in connection to
In this context, we want to see an end to the bloodshed and violence against civilians as well as the immediate establishment of a cease-fire. We urgently await that the steps in this direction are taken immediately without any delay and that the aspirations of the people for change and transformation be met.