By Sami Zaptia.
London, 13 October 2021:
The four-stage 5+5 Joint Military Committee Action Plan for the withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign forces from Libya was leaked to the press yesterday, according to Libya’s 218 TV.
Stage one: Retreat to specific cities
The plan, which was agreed upon in Geneva earlier this week, states that in stage one forces representing the two Libyan sides will retreat to certain points in two specific cities, to establish good will between the parties.
Stage two: International observers will enter Libya
In the second step, international observers will be invited, who will enter Libya under international supervision, and will work with local observers to implement the plan.
Stage three: Establishing real numbers
The third stage includes the process of monitoring the real numbers of foreign forces and mercenaries by the observers ahead of their evacuation.
Stage four: Exiting Libya
In the fourth and final step, foreign forces exit Libya in successive batches, according to a specific timeline, the details of which have not yet been revealed.
UNSMIL welcomes 5+5 JMC signing of action plan for withdrawal of mercenaries, foreign fighters, and forces | (libyaherald.com)
Joint statement by France, Germany, Italy, the UK and the U.S. welcoming 5+5 JMC Action Plan for withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign fighters and forces | (libyaherald.com)
Libya’s Foreign Minister Mangoush confirms some foreign fighters have left Libya | (libyaherald.com)