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Athens-Tripoli row: Why is Greece so angry with Libya?

On 17, November, a plane carrying Greece’s Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, landed in Mitiga International Airport, in Tripoli, but the visitor refused to disembark once he was told that his counterpart, Najla Al-Mangoush, was waiting to welcome him. Instead, he decided to leave Tripoli and head for Benghazi, Eastern Libya. …

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Libya recalls its Ambassador to Greece over Foreign Minister Dendias’s Tripoli visit spat

A diplomatic spat erupted between Libya and Greece yesterday after Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias refused to get off his plane at Tripoli’s Mitiga airport. The diplomatic incident led to Libya recalling its ambassador to Greece and summoning the Greek Charge d’Affaires in Tripoli to make a formal protest to …

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Libyan FM, UN envoy stress the need to limit foreign intervention in domestic affairs

The UN envoy and Head of UNSMIL, Abdoulaye Bathily, met on Wednesday in Tripoli with the Libyan Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, and stressed the need to reduce foreign interventions in Libyan affairs, signaling out those that obstruct peace and stability efforts, which in turn pushes to reach elections as soon …

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Egypt exits Arab League meeting, opposing Libyan minister

Egypt’s foreign minister withdrew Tuesday from an Arab League session chaired by the chief diplomat of one of Libya’s two rival governments. The move was an apparent protest against her representing Libya at the pan-Arab summit. Egypt supports her administration’s rival.

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Foreign Ministry summons Chargé d’Affairs of Egyptian embassy over ill-treatment of Libyans at crossing point

The Foreign Ministry has summoned the Chargé d’Affairs of the Egyptian Embassy to Libya, Tamer Mustafa, to inform him of the ministry’s dissatisfaction with the ill-treatment that the Libyan citizens receive during their entry and exit from Egypt.

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