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Macron pitches Biden on plan to get foreign fighters out of Libya

The plan — seen by POLITICO — lays out a six-month timeline that proposes first withdrawing Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries, followed by Russian-backed mercenaries and regular Turkish troops. The two-page proposal has been circulating for several weeks among diplomatic officials with the involved countries, according to two officials familiar with the …

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Families of war captives in Haftar-controlled prisons urge government, UN to intervene

Families of war prisoners captured by Hafatr’s militias during the recent offense on the western region have pleaded for an immediate intervention by the government, the UN mission, and international and local organizations to release their sons detained in the eastern district.

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State-recognized militia clashes in Ajilat lead to civilian deaths – expose continued weakness of state

Three days of state-recognized militia clashes last week in and around the western city of Ajilat, 90 km west of Tripoli, have led to at least eight deaths, including innocent civilians, Libyan media reports. The clashes were between a Zawia and an Ajilat based militia – both state recognized.

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EUBAM says EU to consider training Libyan border guards

European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) said the EU and EUBAM will look into providing Tripoli-based assistance and training to the Border Guards and to other Libyan border agencies to secure Libyan borders all over the country.

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