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US sanctions Ghwell

As expected the US has followed the EU and imposed sanctions on Khalifa Ghwell, the “prime minister” appointed by the General National Congress (GNC). He was sanctioned by the Europeans earlier this month along with GNC president Nuri Abu Sahmain and the president of the House of Representatives, Ageela Saleh, …

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Parallel State Council takes a step closer to reality

A week after several dozen members of the now largely defunct General National Congress (GNC) controversially met in Tripoli, voted in favour of the Libyan Political Agreement, dissolved the GNC and then reinvented themselves as the State Council envisaged by the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA), another group of former GNC …

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Italian foreign minister promises support for new Libya government

Italy’s foreign minister made a flying visit to Libya’s capital on Tuesday to pledge broad international support for the new UN-backed unity government as it attempts to consolidate its presence.

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