Maltese Interior Minister Byron Camilleri said his country asked the European Commission to take action against people smugglers who send migrants from Bangladesh to Libya to cross into Europe.
The French President’s Special Envoy to Libya, Paul Soler, reaffirmed his country’s support for the initiative of the UN envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, to hold elections before the end of this year.
Italy’s defence minister on Monday accused Russia’s Wagner mercenary group of fuelling irregular migration towards Europe as a way of hitting back at countries like his which support Ukraine.
UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative to Libya (SRSG), Abdoulaye Bathily, said on Monday that Khalifa Haftar has expressed support for his efforts to facilitate the political process, as well as the Joint Military Commission’s important work in establishing a secure environment that is conducive to human rights.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh said that the briefing of the UN envoy Abdoulaye Bathily made it clear that he was not well aware of the constitutional declaration and the political agreement.
Libya and Iran yesterday discussed arrangements for Tehran’s embassy in Tripoli to resume operations after it was closed 12 years ago.
Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah has reiterated support for the efforts of the UN Envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily.
Speaking at a Tripoli press conference today on his recent creation, the High-Level Panel for Elections, SRSG and UNSMIL head Abdoulaye Bathily said Libya’s post-2011 interim arrangements are a source of instability which puts the future of this country at risk.
Haftar refuses to share his strategic territories with Libyan rivals. In doing so, he enjoys the support of not only Russia but also U.S. partners Egypt and Saudi Arabia, not to mention France and Greece. Meanwhile, in the country’s northwest, Turkey uses its military presence to keep incumbent Prime Minister …
The new UN envoy to Libya had hoped to usher in long-delayed elections, but his initiative is facing pushback from the eastern-based parliament and a lukewarm reception by its rivals in Tripoli.