Libyan Government Sees No Need for Foreign Aid

Amid the escalating political-related violence, the Libyan government maintains that the situation is “under control,” a United Nations official says.

“The government was of the view that there are no humanitarian needs, that the situation is under control, and that the humanitarian requirements are limited to food and medical supplies. And they have plenty of those, according to them. They would not go beyond that, and they would find that a little bit difficult to talk about the impact on civilians and the impact that will make on the social services from the ongoing conflict,” said  U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator for Libya Rashid Khalikov.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.