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Italian lawmakers: Russian mercenaries concerning turning point in Libya’s conflict

Italian Parliament members from the governing party have warned that hundreds of Russian mercenaries fighting for Khalifa Haftar’s forces in Libya constitute a concerning turning point in the conflict and damage national reconciliation efforts before the international conference in Berlin.

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Libyan High Council of State urges for boycotting, suing of countries supporting Haftar

Libya’s High Council of State has called on the country’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord to boycott and sue countries, especially the UAE, that support a military offensive by eastern Libyan forces of Khalifa Haftar against the Tripoli-based government.

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Arrival of Russian mercenaries adds deadlier firepower, modern tactics to Libya’s civil war

Hundreds of Russian mercenaries, many highly trained and well-armed, are fighting alongside renegade Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter as he seeks to oust the country’s United Nations-backed government, according to Libyan military commanders and fighters, as well as U.S. military and other Western officials.

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Anti-migration deal between Italy and Libya renewed

A deal to restrict the arrival of migrants and refugees into Italy from Libya has renewed automatically on Saturday. The MoU, signed in February 2017 by Italy and the UN-recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Fayez al-Sarraj, set out a framework for the two countries to work together …

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Libya’s Presidential Council urges Security Council to sanction countries supporting Haftar

The Libyan Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord has condemned in the strongest terms the “terrorist airstrikes” againt the Interior Ministry’s headquarters in Tripoli on last Thursday by Khalifa Haftar’s forces.

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Libyan parliamentarians meet in Cairo

 Cairo hosted another two-day meeting bringing together members of the Libyan House of Representatives to discuss the country’s political crisis. The Oct. 18-19 summit was held in anticipation of a UN-sponsored conference in Berlin scheduled for early November to settle the crisis.

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