Bathily visits Chad to discuss withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya

Mar 31, 2023 | International actors

On 31 March, UN Special Envoy to Libya Abdoulaye Bathily met in N’Djamena with the Transitional President of Chad, Mahamat Idriss Déby. President Déby expressed his country’s full support for the UN facilitated peace process in Libya and expressed satisfaction at being consulted for the first time on the matter and encouraged further involvement. Bathily also met with Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahamat Saleh Annadif and the Minister of Public Security and Immigration Mahamat Margui. They discussed the need to accelerate the work of the Liaison Committees to ensure a coordinated and synchronized withdrawal of foreign fighters from Libya.