The UN Security Council urged all of Libya’s warring parties to exercise restraint Monday, expressing “deep concern” at a recent uptick in violence in the north African nation. 

Security Council members urgently called on all sides “to commit to a ceasefire,” and “expressed particular concern regarding the reported breaches of the arms embargo set out by SRSG Salamé in his briefing as well as the growing involvement of mercenaries” in a statement, referring to Ghassan Salame, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ special envoy.

“The Members of the Security Council reiterated their call on all Libyans to work constructively towards

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