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Libya’s Sarraj calls on EU to confront countries that support Haftar militarily

The head of the Libyan Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj, has called on the European Union (EU) to confront countries that provide military support to opposition leader General Khalifa Haftar.

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European Council’s President says Haftar’s attack on Tripoli threatens peace process

The President of the European Council Donald Tusk said Khalifa Haftar’s military attack on Tripoli and the subsequent escalation in and around the capital constitutes a threat to international peace and security as well as it further threatens the stability of Libya.

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Libyan Salafists fight alongside ‘secular’ Hifter

Libyan military strongman Khalifa Hifter’s westward offensive, which began last month, has dramatically heated up the Libyan civil war. In a statement issued today, European Union foreign ministers warned that the attack could further destabilize the country and said it threatens international peace.

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Libya’s Sarraj seeks Europe’s help against Haftar

Libya’s prime minister will tour Europe to seek support against rogue general Khalifa Haftar, the country’s internationally-recognised government said on Monday. Haftar, who is currently leading an assault on Tripoli, has urged his troops to “wipe out” government forces.

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What Russia makes of Hifter’s offensive on Tripoli

Russian President Vladimir Putin recently put Russia in the spotlight in Libya by first holding a meeting with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the sidelines of the Belt and Road Summit in Beijing and later discussing Libya with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the phone. Conte reportedly proposed his Russian counterpart …

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Adapting to the New Libya

Khalifa Haftar’s march on Tripoli on April 4 was a paradigm-shifting event whose importance remains lost on the global diplomatic community. Haftar’s actions closed the door on the Libyan Political Agreement (LPA) and on attempts to amend it, including a series of negotiations between Haftar and Government of National Accord …

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