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UN advisor: Libya doesn’t need a new prolonged transitional period

The UN advisor on Libya, said on Twitter that she had met late on Sunday with the Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, in Tripoli and discussed the obstacles facing the electoral process and the means to address them.

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Stephanie Williams: Election is going to be a one-size-fits-all solution

The UN Advisor on Libya, Stephanie Williams, said in a meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh that a solution for the crisis of legitimacy in Libya is only possible through elections, adding that Libyans want an end to the transitional period.

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Turkey’s ambassador reviews with Libyan HoR Speaker opening consulate in Benghazi

The Turkish ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, said he had discussed with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh reopening Ankara’s consulate in Benghazi and resuming Turkish airlines’ flights to east Libya as well as the return of Turkish firms to resume their suspended projects.

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US AFRICOM supports diplomatic efforts to hold Libya elections

United States (US) Africa Command (AFRICOM) spokeswoman has told Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper that AFRICOM is currently in support of the diplomatic efforts led by US ambassador Richard Norland, adding that the US supports full implementation of the ceasefire agreement, including the withdrawal of all foreign forces and fighters in accordance …

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How France is losing influence across North Africa

Russian President Vladimir Putin can look back at 2021 satisfied in the knowledge that Moscow has further strengthened its hand in the Middle East and northwestern Africa. French President Emmanuel Macron, for his part, can only conclude that Paris is losing influence across the latter region, mostly in countries that …

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