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Libya conference seeks support, transparency ahead of elections

Libya’s fragile unity government hosts senior foreign officials on Thursday to drum up support on spiky transitional issues as the war-torn country gears up for a landmark December election.

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Russian Foreign Ministry: Our country is not present militarily in Libya

Commenting on reports on the presence of the Russian private military organization “Wagner” in Libya, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova stated that Russian forces are not stationed in the country and that Moscow does not support any of the parties to the conflict in the country.

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The 5+5 Joint Military Committee four-stage Action Plan for the withdrawal of foreign forces from Libya leaked: Libya’s 218TV

The four-stage 5+5 Joint Military Committee Action Plan for the withdrawal of mercenaries and foreign forces from Libya was leaked to the press yesterday, according to Libya’s 218 TV.

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Opportunism With Limitations: Russian policy in the Middle East and North Africa

Exhibit A in this opportunistic and scalable approach is Libya, where, in the wake of the power vacuum fostered in part by Washington’s ambivalence and European disunity, contending Libyan armed groups and factions sought outside assistance. Responding to this, Russia in late 2019 escalated its military support for one of …

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Libyan PM reviews foreign mercenaries’ presence with British senior defense officials

The Libyan Prime Minister and Defense Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah discussed with the British Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East, Martin Sampson, in the presence of the British ambassador to Libya and the Libyan Chief of General Staff, Mohammed Haddad.

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Who Blessed the Vlads Down in Africa? Russia’s Wagner Group has its eyes on Mali. It fits a pattern of Russian interference in Africa.

Fighters from the Russian mercenary group Wagner may soon have another stamp in their passports, this time from the West African country of Mali, after already littering at least five fragile African states with human rights abuses, extrajudicial killings, and political interference.

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