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Libyan army and police must be empowered Kobler tells UN Security Council

Narrow interests drive many of Libya’s armed groups and there must consensus on the future command of a united Libyan army, UN special envoy Martin Kobler has told the Security Council today. Whilst the formation of the Presidential Guard was a positive step, he added, it was merely a transitional …

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HoR member lashes out at GNA-Italy MoU, says Libyans won’t accept migrants camps in the country

The EU’s plan to build a camp for asylum seekers in Libya is a cynical attempt to take advantage of political instability in the country, Libyan member of the House of Representatives, Said Amgib, told Sputnik.

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Italy to send Libyan boats once third EU training stage ends, Navy spokesman says

The spokesman of the Libyan Navy Forces, Colonel Ayoub Qasim, said that the implementation of the second phase of the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed on August 26 last year with the EU to train Libyan coastguards will soon begin.

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Merkel says no EU migrant deal for Libya without political stability

Any deal with Libya to control migration similar to that reached with Turkey cannot be signed until a semblance of political stability has returned to the country, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today.

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Serraj calls for lifting of arms embargo at AU mini-summit on Libya

Presidency Council (PC) head Faiez Serraj has blamed the many challenges faced by Libya on decades of previous turmoil in the country. He was speaking at a mini-summit in Brazzavile, Congo, organised by the African Union’s High Level Committee on Libya.

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