UN Libya resolution expands arms embargo, calls for "immediate ceasefire"

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Security Council Chamber. UN Photo/Mark Garten

A resolution calling for all parties in Libya to agree on an immediate ceasefire and an end to the fighting" has been adopted unanimously by the Security Council.

The North African country has been struggling to transition to a democracy since Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in an armed uprising three years ago.

A UN arms embargo imposed on Libya since 2011 has been expanded to apply to individuals and entities threatening the country's peace, security and stability.

Jocelyne Sambira has more.

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