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UNSMIL Urges Speedy Concrete Measures to Consolidate Ceasefire, Expresses Concern about Breaches

The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) expresses concern about the reported breaches of the ceasefire that the parties to the conflict had unilaterally declared earlier. The Mission urges the parties to discuss and commit to speedy concrete measures to consolidate the truce and tackle any violation.

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Militias announce Libya truce after Geneva accord

TRIPOLI, Libya – An Islamist-backed militia alliance on Friday announced a ceasefire in conflict-strewn Libya, following an agreement at UN-brokered peace talks between warring factions. The militias have agreed to “a ceasefire on all fronts” in the North African country on condition that “the other parties respect the truce”, Fajr …

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Turkey’s proxy war in Libya

Why did Saqr Geroushi, the commander of Operation Dignity’s Libyan air force recently announce that the forces under his command would shoot down Turkish aircraft that entered Libyan airspace without permission? Turkey’s reaction was swift. Its Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the threat and indirectly chastised the forces under the …

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Arab FMs urge lifting arms ban on Libya

The Arab League Council urged the UN Security Council to lift the arms on Libya in order to empower its national army to restore stability Concluding its emergency meeting on the level of foreign ministers here on Thursday evening, the Council expressed profound concern over the continued fighting in Libya, …

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A tale of two Libyas

Attempts to interview the Tobruk government’s representative Al-Habib Al-Amin proved futile as the chargé d’affaires recognised by the Maltese government is refusing to give interviews – but Tripoli’s Hussin Musrati says that he wants Malta to respect the Libyan Constitutional Court’s decree his is the legitimate representative of Libya.

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