Workers remove a damaged civilian vehicle, after a missile hit the terminal's park of Mitiga airport in Tripoli, Libya August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Ismail Zitouny
BEIJING- 5 September 2019: A Chinese envoy called on the international community to take effective measures to help Libya in the cessation of current conflict and resumption of political dialogue, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.
The situation in Libya has been in turmoil for eight years, from which the Libyan people have endured great suffering, and the security and humanitarian situation in the surrounding regions has been deteriorating, Wu Haitao, China's deputy permanent representative to the United Nations, told a Security Council meeting on the situation concerning Libya.
Wu urged the international community to play a constructive role in seeking a solution to the question of Libya.
It is imperative to uphold the purposes and principles of the UN Charter, and respect the sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Libya, he added.
Security Council resolutions must be strictly implemented, Wu said, adding that countries with influence should do their best to promote peace negotiations and push the parties concerned to cease conflict and resume dialogue.