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Libya’s Tobruk government urges Egypt to send troops if Sirte attacked

The speaker of Libya‘s Tobruk-based eastern parliament urged Egypt on Wednesday to make good on its threat to send troops to fight rival, UN-backed western Libyan forces in case of their attack on the strategic city of Sirte, the Egyptian state news agency reported.

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Sputnik: US Military Transport Planes Run Routine Flights to Libya From Ramstein Air Base in Germany – Source

US military transport planes regularly conduct flights from the Ramstein Air Base in Germany to two Libyan cities, Tripoli and Misrata, an anonymous diplomatic source told Sputnik. Both cities are currently under the control of the Government of National Accord (GNA), a Libyan government approved by the UN and in …

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Cairo Libya peace initiative seen as attempt to keep Hafter and Saleh relevant – so far ignored by Tripoli

At a Cairo press conference yesterday led by Egypt President Sissi, Libya’s House of Representatives (HoR) head Ageela Saleh, and Libyan National Army (LNA) commander, Khalifa Hafter, launched a peace initiative for Libya. Much of the initiative is the recycling of what has passed before, including Saleh’s April eight-point initiative.

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