UN chief arrives in Libya

Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser (left), 66th GA President with Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrived in the Libyan capital Tripoli for a brief visit on Wednesday.

Mr. Ban and the President of the General Assembly Ambassador Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser are meeting members of the National Transitional Council and civil society.

This is the first visit by the Secretary-General since the new authorities in Libya declared the country liberated on 23 October.

The Secretary-General stopped in Libya on his way to Cannes, France where he will attend the meeting of the major world economies known as the G20 on Thursday.

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