Libyan government minister has urged the United Nations to help build up its security forces or else his country could turn into a “failed state”, sources said.Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdelaziz made the statement Thursday urging the UN Security Council.
He urged the body to dispatch experts to train the country’s defense and police forces to ensure they can protect oil fields, airports and other vital sites.
“We are not asking for military intervention,” said Abdelaziz, adding that “we are only asking for a team from the UN specialized in the field of security.”
The north African country has been rocked by Islamist and other militia attacks particularly around Tripoli airport, which has been shut down amid growing fears of all-out civil war.
Courtesy AGENCIES …….. Source ………. NEW AFRICA DAILY NEWS