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Checks, Balances, and the Draft Agreement on the Political Transition in Libya

The United Nations Support Mission to Libya (UNSMIL) issued its first draft agreement on the political transition in Libya that was given to the parties to the political dialogue, taking place in different cities inside and outside of Libya since September 2014. The last round of political talks took place …

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What will the US and Europe do when the Libya dialogue fails?

It’s clear that talks in Libya will fail. Now it’s just a matter of what to do next. I say when, not if, because there is every indication that the UN-sponsored dialogue in Morocco and elsewhere will fail; and every official and non-official I spoke with knows that.

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In Libya, the Tantalizing Promise of a Unity Government

Yesterday, on March 25, the international peace process aimed at ending Libya’s civil war concluded its latest round of talks in Morocco on schedule. Both sides have agreed to continue the dialogue, despite predictions that it might collapse. This is encouraging news, coming as it does at a moment when …

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Leon in confident mood as dialogue talks end latest round in Skhirat; further talks in 10 days

UN special envoy Bernardino Leon was in upbeat mood as the UN-brokered talks in the Moroccan resort of Skhirat were again adjourned to allow the delegates from the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress (GNC) to return to Tobruk and Tripoli respectively and discuss the latest proposals for …

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Excerpts and Video: SRSG Leon Addresses the Media on Progress in Libyan Dialogue

We continue to work here in skhirat. As you know, I was out for a few hours in a short trip in which I could visit Tobruk and Tripoli. We had an exchange of views on how to expedite the talks. I had told you, I think in our last …

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