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HCS calls Libyan government to boycott Arab emergency summit

The High Council of State (HCS) has called on the Presidential Council (PC) to boycott the Arab emergency summit, called for by Saudi Arabia later this month, as an expression of rejection to the Arab League position, which it described as shameful towards the attack on Tripoli.

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Libyan commander Haftar told Macron no ceasefire for now – French presidency

Libyan eastern commander Khalifa Haftar, speaking on Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron, ruled out a ceasefire and said he wanted to rid the capital of militias that had “infested” the UN-backed government, a French presidential official said, Reuters reports.

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UN envoy to Libya tells Security Council: Libya on brink of all-out civli war

The United Nations’ envoy to Libya Ghassan Salame has briefed the Security Council about the ongoing fighting in Tripoli, urging the member states to enforce a ceasefire in Tripoli outskirts before the war spills into the city and a civil war breaks out.

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Libya’s UN Security Council Representative: Haftar’s Tripoli offensive shattered political process

The Representative of Libya at the UN Security Council Al-Mahdi Al-Majirbi told member states that Khalifa Haftar’s “agression against Tripoli” has ended the hopes of all Libyans to go to elections and build a civilian state. 

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