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Libyan ambassador to UN calls international community to investigate Haftar crimes in Tripoli

Libya’s UN ambassador, Al-Mahdi Al-Mughrabi, called on Wednesday the international community and the International Criminal Court (ICC) to hold accountable those responsible for crimes committed in Tripoli.

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France’s Macron calls for ceasefire in Libya after meeting Sarraj

French President Emmanuel Macron has called for a ceasefire in the month-long battle for Libya’s capital Tripoli after meeting with Fayez al-Sarraj, the prime minister of the country’s internationally recognised government.

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UN-backed Libya gov’t asks Italy to pressure EU not to support Haftar

Head of Libya’s internationally recognised government Fayez Al-Sarraj yesterday asked Italy to help change the positions of EU countries regarding attacks being carried out against Tripoli by renegade General Khalifa Haftar, the Anadolu Agency reported.

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Macron to meet Libya’s Sarraj as tensions flare over Tripoli assault

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.

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Libya’s Sarraj seeks Europe’s help against Haftar

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.

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What Russia makes of Hifter’s offensive on Tripoli

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 …

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Adapting to the New Libya

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 …

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