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Haftar-aligned parliament speaker says Libya peace negotiations impossible while Tripoli remains ‘kidnapped’

The speaker of Libya’s eastern parliament said on Wednesday no peace deal can be reached between rival factions in his country because the capital, Tripoli, has been “kidnapped” by armed groups.

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Nearly 50 parliament members denounce the military attack on western region

49 members of the House of Representatives (HoR) – mostly from the western region – condemned in a statement Monday, the treacherous attack against Tripoli and its environs, calling for an immediate ceasefire and the return of the attacking force to its headquarters.

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HoR, HSC and PC criticise Salame’s political elite corruption claims

Thirty-seven House of Representatives (HoR) members called on the Attorney General to open an investigation into the ‘‘dangerous’’ corruption claims made by UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame.

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Libya, what after the National Conference?

The United Nations Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, told Al-Jazeera TV, on Wednesday, that the current conflict in Libya is on the wealth and not ideological dispute. He added that the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) doesn’t differentiate between the Libyan factions that abuse the humanitarian law.

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High Council of State members make proposals for Libyan National Conference

Members of the High Council of State (HCS) demanded on Thursday that the Libyan National Conference (Multaqa Al-Watani) include the approved voting of the committee that passed the constitution with a majority of more than two thirds of voters and thus consider the constitution approved without any referendum.

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EU ambassadors visit Benghazi and issue strong statement for Salame’s elections and National Conference efforts

In a joint statement issued yesterday by European Union Ambassadors following their visit to Benghazi, the ambassadors called for an end to the transitional stage through the holding of elections, supported UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame’s efforts including his National Conference to be held in April in Ghadames.

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Whose side is Russia on in Libya?

On March 17, Khaled al-Mishri, president of Libya’s High Council of State (HCS), arrived in Moscow at the invitation of the Federal Council, Russia’s upper house of parliament, to discuss bilateral relations and ways to tackle Libya’s ongoing political crisis. Mishri was received by Valentina Matvienko, speaker of the Russian council, and also held talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, …

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