The President of the European Council Donald Tusk said Khalifa Haftar’s military attack on Tripoli and the subsequent escalation in and around the capital constitutes a threat to international peace and security as well as it further threatens the stability of Libya.
Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, said Wednesday that the countries supporting Haftar have been common knowledge for years and there is no need for elucidation.
French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to meet Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj on Wednesday, who has accused Paris of supporting his rival and tacitly backing his assault on Tripoli, a presidential source said.
Libya’s prime minister will tour Europe to seek support against rogue general Khalifa Haftar, the country’s internationally-recognised government said on Monday. Haftar, who is currently leading an assault on Tripoli, has urged his troops to “wipe out” government forces.
Russian President Vladimir Putin recently put Russia in the spotlight in Libya by first holding a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Summit in Beijing and later discussing Libya with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the phone. Conte reportedly proposed his Russian counterpart …
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian dismissed Thursday accusations by the Tripoli-based government that Paris was supporting Khalifa Haftar in his current offensive.
The forces of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) have regained control over many positions in Tripoli previously captured by the rival forces of the Libyan National Army (LNA), GNA head Fayez Sarraj told Sputnik.
Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli on April 4 was a paradigm-shifting event whose importance remains lost on the global diplomatic community. Haftar’s actions closed the door on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and on attempts to amend it, including a series of negotiations between Haftar and Government of National Accord …
Spokesman of the internationally-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), Muhannad Younus, announced yesterday that cooperation with the United States in the fight against terrorism “has not stopped”.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj met in Tripoli with the UN envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame on Thursday and discussed the ongoing security challenges in the capital.