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EU foreign ministers agree training for Libyan navy and coast guard

The EU has agreed to help train Libya’s navy, coast guard and security services. It follows a formal request from Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj. The decision was taken at today’s meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels and comes within the context of the one ten days ago to renew …

World powers agree to arm Libya’s unity government against IS

Over 20 countries, including the US, UK, Saudi Arabia and Russia, have vowed to ease a five-year arms embargo on Libya to help its recently formed unity government fight the so-called Islamic State, which is in control of much of the central Libyan coastline.

Presidency Council decides to activate Government of National Accord

The Presidency Council, headed by Faiez Serraj, has told the Government of National Accord (GNA) to start working in Tripoli. Clearly believing that there was no point waiting any further for formal authorisation from the House of Representatives (HoR) on the basis that it may never happen, it made the …