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Batili is discussing with the (5 + 5) committee the formation of a joint military force as a step towards uniting the army.

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Tunisia, March 16, 2023 (LANA) - The Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, "Abdullah Batili", met today, Thursday, in the Tunisian capital, with members of the Joint Military Committee (5 + 5), in the presence of Lieutenant General "Muhammad Al-Haddad" and Lieutenant General "Abdul Raziq Al-Naduri”, and members of the UN mission.

The meeting was also attended by ambassadors from the United Kingdom, Turkey, Italy and France, and a representative of the African Union.

The discussion focused on the mechanism of unifying the military institution and the difficulties it faces, and the formation of the joint military force as a first step to the actual start of unifying the army affiliated with the General Staff, as well as securing borders and elections.