UN to send a team of 225 officers in Libya
The UN Security Council has agreed in principle to a demand by its General Secretary to strengthen security measures at its Office in Libya, by sending a team of 225 officers in the North African country, the UN Office in Libya announced on Friday in a communiqué
According to the communiqué, the role of the new team would be limited to the protection of buildings, offices and residences of the UN Office staff in Libya.
It said the Libyan authorities had already been informed of the decision, adding that an agreement would be signed between the two parties before the security team was deployed.
It is a usual practice for international organizations and embassies to strengthen the security of their staff and offices.