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France denies supporting Hafter but says he should be in a wider Libyan government

France wants the Presidency Council and the Government of National accord led by Faiez Serraj to succeed but it also believes that it has to be widened out to “include all the Libyan political forces from all the Libyan regions”, a spokesman for the French foreign ministry said today. He …

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Is Libya returning to military rule?

It is not always the case that popular uprisings against despotic authoritarian regimes and their total removal will necessarily lead to a new democratic system of government. The world has witnessed many examples of this, although and in some cases, the regression to authoritarianism was for a short period.

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Paris meeting on Libya fails to make progress; Libyans not invited

Today’s ministerial level meeting on Libya hosted by the French government in Paris failed to make any significant progress on the crisis in the country although it is reported that those attending agreed that the future Libyan government should give a role to Khalifa Hafter. No Libyan participants were invited, …

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