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Limited progress at Cairo meeting with communiqué due tomorrow

Egypt today attempted to edge forward a solution to the Libyan political crisis when it invited leading players to a meeting in Cairo.  However after eight hours of talks, Egyptian foreign ministry organisers said that a communiqué would be prepared at a separate meeting tomorrow morning.

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HoR members urge PC members Gotrani and Mijibri to resign over oil crescent region clashes

The Pact members at the Tobruk-based House of Representatives called on the members of the UN-proposed government’s Presidential Council, Fathi Al-Mijibri and Ali Al-Gotrani, to resign over the latest turmoil at the oil crescent region.

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Russia in Libya, A Driver for Escalation?

Since summer 2016 Russia has stealthily joined the fray in Libya, having disengaged in 2011 when its hopes at protecting up to $10 billion in contracts with the Qaddafi regime were frustrated. In early November, a small number of Russian military technicians appeared on the ground in Cyrenaica, reportedly to …

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Security Council Press Statement on Libya

Following the briefing on 6 December by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Martin Kobler, the Members of the Security Council reiterated their support for his efforts and those of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya, and encouraged their intensified efforts in facilitating implementation of the Libyan Political Agreement.

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Al-Gotrani proposes transitional government led by Haftar, Presidential Council shuns commenting

The member of the Presidential Council of the UN-proposed government, Ali Al-Gotrani, proposed Sunday a transitional phase under the governing of what he called “the national army” led by Khalifa Haftar in order to have a full grip tightened on Libya and then reorder the political issues in accordance with …

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Moscow wants Hafter involved in political process but will not give him arms

Russia says that the head of Libya’s armed forces appointed by the House of Representatives (HoR), Field Marshal Khalifa Hafter, must be part of the political settlement along with all other political forces. But it will not provide him with arms.

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Article 8 prevents Algeria from mediating

Algeria restored to indirect mediation efforts, two weeks before the due period of Shkirat accord expires, between the main parties to the Libyan crisis, the Presidential Council (PC) and the House of Representatives (HoR), as a last attempt to resolve the political and security complicated crises.

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