As Libyan lawmakers gather in Morocco to sign a UN-sponsored peace agreement aimed at ending the Libyan civil war, opponents of the deal celebrate an unprecedented meeting between the presidents of Libya’s two rival legislatures that took place on Tuesday in the Maltese capital Valletta.
Saleh and Abu Sahmain demand tomorrow’s GNA signing be delayed
The president of the parliament and his opposite number in the Libya Dawn’s GNC have called for the postponement of the signature of the deal that is supposed to usher in the Government of National Accord.
Western leaders at Rome meeting confident Libya peace deal to be signed on Wednesday
World leaders meeting in Rome on Sunday urged Libyan dialogue parties to rally behind a UN-brokered peace deal that is meant to be signed on Wednesday, highlighting the threat that the Libyan conflict poses to its people and to the world.
Are Libyan factions being forced to sign a UN deal?
The US, Italy and their allies are trying to press rival Libyan factions into signing a UN-brokered peace deal.
Statement on a Political Deal for Libya
The International Crisis Group considers the international conference on 13 December in Rome an opportunity to bring together a divided Libya through an inclusive political process. Under the co-chairmanship of Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, it will bring together the “P5+5” group that …
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HoR and GNC could be breaking up Kobler tells UN Security Council
The House of Representatives and the General National Congress are in danger of breaking up, new UNSMIL chief Martin Kobler has told the UN Security Council.
Rival Libyans agree to sign unity government deal
Rival factions in Libya have agreed to sign a United Nations-backed national unity government deal following months of negotiations, the UN special envoy for Libya announced in Tunis.
Shouaib attacks GNC/HoR rival deal proposal
In a rare press conference, Emhemed Shouaib, the Deputy President of the House of Representatives (HoR), added his voice to those criticising the proposal agreed in Tunis between a group of members from both the HoR and the General National Congress (GNC) to appoint a unity government and adopt an …
UN process only way forward for Libya peace deal: US, EU
Ambassadors to Libya from several EU countries and the US warned on Tuesday against attempts to derail a UN-brokered peace deal, insisting it is the only way forward.
In depth: Rival lawmakers sign controversial peace proposal in Tunis
A group of members of Libya’s two rival legislatures on Saturday signed a joint declaration of principles, which they say will pave the way for a full political agreement and a unity government to end the Libyan conflict.