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Pentagon: Russian presence in Libya is worrying for the United States and Europe

Naval Commander Jessica McNulty, the spokeswoman for the Pentagon, called Russian intervention in Libya a source of concern for the US, referring to mercenaries from the Wagner Company, which is owned by Yevgeny Brigogin, a friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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International Follow-up Committee urges HoR to enact elections framework by July 1st

The International Follow-up Committee on Libya reiterated in a statement on Wednesday that the primary task of the interim executive authority and all relevant institutions and authorities of Libya is to ensure holding national parliamentary and presidential elections on 24 December 2021, in accordance with the LPDF Roadmap.

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‘We Are Ready to Help’ – Libyan Quartet

The international Libya Quartet on Tuesday urged authorities in the country to step up their efforts to improve the security situation and build confidence, to help bring peace to the country and fully implement the ceasefire agreement.

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Operation IRINI: Libyan coastguards didn’t commit human rights

The commander of the European Union’s (EU) Operation IRINI, Fabio Agostini, has confirmed to Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, that Libyan coastguards who were trained by the EU have not committed human rights violations against illegal immigrants.

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EU Migration Pact reflects a shared commitment to refugees: keeping them out at all costs

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, several reports and NGOs have warned that refugees on European soil would be at higher risk of infection due to living in overcrowded and unsanitary conditions, making it impossible to comply with social distancing rules.

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EU says departure of foreign fighters from Libya ‘precondition’ to stability

European Council President Charles Michel has called for the withdrawal of all foreign fighters from Libya. He also voiced support for the unity government which hoped to bring together rival factions.

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EU offers help to Libyan PM in elections preparation

The European Union’s (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell, spoke with the Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, and welcomed the efforts and determination of the Government of National Unity (GNU) to restore national unity and open a chapter of peace and reconciliation for Libya.

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