NIAMEY (AFP) - The African Union s high stage Committee on Libya has expressed difficulty at "outside interference" within the besieged u . S . And proposed the introduction of a special joint UN and AU envoy.


"The Committee expressed its deep issue over persevered outside interference in Libya s internal affairs, stimulated by way of egocentric interests, which continues to undermine efforts to set up a everlasting and unconditional ceasefire," the Committee stated in a text following a weekend AU summit in Niger, in line with meeting mins visible Wednesday via AFP.

The Committee "proposed the appointment of a Joint unique Envoy of the AU and the United international locations to reinforce the coordination of efforts between the two enterprises, on the basis of a unmarried road map", the report stated.

It added the envoy could offer "unified support to Libyan peace efforts".

African delegations and media had been waiting for a assertion following the weekend AU summit in the Nigerien capital Niamey.

The absence of 1 had been broadly taken as fueling doubts the leaders would be able to agree on a unified function over the Libyan disaster.

AU diplomatic sources stated the assembly was particularly "tense", with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi -- the AU s cutting-edge president -- reluctant to take part in talks, leaving his foreign Minister Sameh Choukri to represent Egypt.

The nomination of a joint envoy to useful resource UN assist task head for Libya, Ghassan Salame, were mentioned previous to the Niamey summit, a diplomatic source stated.

The assets stated the talks  conclusions might have to be signed off by all parties before being publicly released.