Bathily announces collaboration with international monitors at 5+5 JMC meeting

Jan 15, 2023 | International actors

On 15 January, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG), Abdoulaye Bathily, chaired a two-day meeting of the 5+5 Joint Military Commission (JMC) in Sirte. During the meeting, Bathily announced the launch of joint work between the international ceasefire monitoring team and Libyan monitors in Sirte. They reportedly discussed moving forward on the Libyan ceasefire monitoring mechanism, the withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign fighters, and how to engage armed groups.