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Serraj government and UNSMIL condemn civilian deaths attributed to Hafter’s forces – Hafter’s forces deny responsibility

The internationally recognized Libyan government led by Faiez Serraj based in Tripoli today condemned in the strongest terms this morning’s airstrike of central Tripoli’s residential area of Furnaj. The strike killed a number of civilians, including children and women the statement said.

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Libya’s Dangerous Political Stalemate

Since mid-2014, when the ongoing low-level civil war erupted in Libya after the failure of the post-revolutionary political reconciliation process, the UN has vainly attempted to push competing Libyan factions toward a compromise. Different UN special envoys launched processes of reconciliation and accommodation that inevitably collided with a complex matrix …

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Al-Sarraj: Forces attacking Tripoli responsible for terrorists’ reemergence

The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj said terrorist cells have stepped up their activities over the last few months due to the recurrent military operations in different areas in Libya, adding that they have taken advantage of the security vacuum caused by ongoing fighting in Tripoli.

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Libya’s Presidential Council demands Haftar be listed for UN sanctions

The Libyan Presidential Council has condemned airstrikes on the Equestrian Club in Janzour, western Tripoli, that injured a number of children, calling for sending a fact-finding mission to document the violations and list Khalifa Haftar for UN Security Council sanctions.

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UN envoy says Skhirat agreement can be amended, no military solution to Libya’s crisis

The UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame said there is no harm in amending the Skhirat agreement that formed the current “Government of National Accord” and its Presidential Council on the condition that it remains the main foundation for any political process until it is replaced when elections are held …

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