Head of African Union: UN blocked mediation efforts in Libya

Posted by John Rosenthal

In an interview with the French-language magazine of African affairs Jeune Afrique, the head of the Commission of the African Union, Jean Ping, has said that an African Union (AU) delegation attempting to mediate between the warring parties in Libya was denied authorization to visit the country by the UN Security Council.

For this and other details of the Jean Ping interview, see my new post at the Tatler blog here.

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