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After breaches, UN Security Council urges Libya’s backers to respect arms embargo

The council also called for a cease-fire and extended the UN mission in Libya by another 12 months.

The UN Security Council is urging the parties to Libya’s conflict to abide by a United Nations arms embargo and pull their proxy fighters from the war-torn country.

In a resolution adopted Tuesday, the 15-member body extended the UN’s mission in Libya by another 12 months. China and Russia abstained. The mission, known as the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, monitors human rights violations in Libya and aims to secure a cease-fire between the warring factions.

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