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France: Only political solution as per Paris, Palermo, and Abu Dhabi agreements can end Libya’s conflict

France said in a statement issued on Wednesday on its Foreign Ministry website that its stance is well known and unwavering, that is, only a political solution under the authority of the UN will make it possible to end the conflict in Libya.

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Libya’s EU ambassador: Haftar’s forces must return to previous positions to resume dialogue

The Libyan ambassador to the European Union Hafid Gadour said political dialogue in Libya won’t be resumed until Khalifa Haftar’s forces pull out to their previous positions, urging for international guarantees for a truce in Libya.

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Haftar’s battle for Tripoli leaves Libyans without respite over Ramadan

At the outset of Ramadan, Libya’s rogue general Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to continue the military campaign to take Tripoli and to fight even harder to teach unity government forces a “greater and bigger lesson”.

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Libya’s Coming Forever War: Why Backing One Militia Against Another is Not the Solution

On April 15, President Donald Trump telephoned Libyan militia commander Khalifa Haftar and praised his Libyan National Army’s offensive against the internationally recognized government in Tripoli. Citing a “shared vision” for Libya, the U.S. president acknowledged Haftar’s value in fighting terrorism, maintaining oil production, and shepherding the country’s democratic transition.

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Why global and regional powers aren’t standing up against Hifter’s Libya offensive

The war for Tripoli recently entered its second month, and the main global and regional powers have yet to adopt a coherent or unified approach to the conflict. In fact, their recent actions indicate they are willing to tacitly condone Khalifa Hifter’s offensive by not rallying together to oppose it.

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