Libya’s rival factions have given themselves just five more days to reach a UN-backed national unity government agreement designed to end their conflict.
A deal was close several times over the past year of UN-brokered talks but has always fallen at the final hurdle.
“The implementation phase will start with many open problems and the United Nations is always ready to support the new government of national accord,” he said.
The UN says forming a unified Libyan government is a precondition for tackling the Libyan branch of ISIL, which has profited from the chaos in Libya to build a position there.
An international conference on Libyan security is held in Rome on Sunday.