EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday strongly urged Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar to halt his offensive on Tripoli and return to UN-sponsored talks to avoid a civil war.
The worsening security situation in Libya, where forces loyal to the leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army are attempting to seize the capital city, could make conditions even more dire for migrants in the country, the European Union’s Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs, and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos said at …
President of the European Parliament, Antonio Tajani has accused France of intervening in Libya to serve its interests after nearly four days of clashes in the suburbs of Tripoli.
Libya, once again, is on the boil. Khalifa Haftar, who leads the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) in the eastern part of the country, set off alarm bells this week when he ordered his troops to march on Tripoli where an internationally recognized government is seated. Haftar refuses to accept …
The European Union said it is deeply concerned by the military buildup underway in Libya and the escalatory rhetoric which seriously risks leading to an uncontrollable confrontation.
The Libyan Navy and Coast Guard have warned NGOs not to enter the country’s territorial waters or operate close to the Libyan coastguards.
Chairperson of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord Fayez Al-Sarraj said on Sunday that resolving the crisis in his country does not come with power sharing or the exclusion of one party, as some claim.
The African Union will host in July a conference, a “reconciliation” opportunity aimed at uniting Libya’s political rivals in July, AU commission chief Moussa Faki said on late Saturday.
The EU’s foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini demanded the closure of migrant shelters in Libya, on claims that their conditions of detention were unacceptable.
EU ambassadors visit Benghazi and issue strong statement for Salame’s elections and National Conference efforts
In a joint statement issued yesterday by European Union Ambassadors following their visit to Benghazi, the ambassadors called for an end to the transitional stage through the holding of elections, supported UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame’s efforts including his National Conference to be held in April in Ghadames.