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CAIRO – 29 June 2017: A group of militants detained members of a UN delegation in Zawia city, west of Libya on June 28, 2017, according to the Libya Channel 218.
The United Nation Security Council appointed Ghassan Salamé, the former Lebanese culture minister as a new UN envoy to Libya on June 23, 2017. Salamé replaced the German diplomat and came to be candidate number 29 considered for the office by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, according to The National.
Ghassan Salamé has a great deal of experience. He worked as a special Middle East advisor with former UN Secretaries General Kofi Annan and Ban Ki- Moon.