Libya’s parliament hit back on Tuesday at the UN envoy to the war-torn country, after he criticised its failure to agree a legal basis for elections and proposed a UN-led initiative.
In agreement with the United States, Egyptian-European sources told Al-Arabiya TV that the Libyan army would be trained and completely restructured under an Egyptian-European proposal.
The Head of the Libyan High Council of State, (HCS), Khalid Al-Mishri, criticized the visit of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, (HoR) , Aqila Saleh, to Syria and his meeting with the Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, adding in an interview with Al Jazeera Mubasher TV that “no man …
“The political process remains protracted and falls short of the aspirations of Libyans, who seek to elect their leaders and reinvigorate their political institutions,” said Abdoulaye Bathily, Special Representative for Libya and head of the UN’s political mission in the country, known as UNSMIL.
Aguila Saleh, the Speaker of Libya’s House of Representatives, affirmed his country’s “solidarity with Syria” after meeting Syrian President Bashar Assad in Damascus today.
Both Libya’s oil minister and the Libyan Cities and Tribes Supreme Council believe the recent gas deal between Italy and Libya goes against the country’s interests. The East-leaning council, which has filed a complaint with a court in Tripoli, has been known to create blockades in the past.
It is 12 years since the so-called Arab Spring visited Libya and ended the late leader Muammar Gaddafi’s government, plunging the country into chaos, violence and civil war. The promise back in 2011 was that Libya would become a flourishing oasis of stability, peace and democracy on the southern shores …
The Minister of Interior of the Government of National Unity, Emad Trabelsi, has supervised, with his Italian counterpart, Matteo Piantedosi, the “launch of the work of an Italian-Libyan task force on security and migration, which is a practical tool for exchanging joint measures,” according to a statement issued by Italian …
Emad Trabelsi, Interior Minister of Libya’s Government of National Unity, and his Italian counterpart Matteo Piantedosi launched in Rome today the work of joint task force between the two countries to coordinate on security and immigration, according to a statement by the Italian interior ministry.
US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, said in a joint press conference on Tuesday with his Greek counterpart, Nikos Dendias, that it is important to hold elections in Libya as soon as possible to form a legitimate government elected by the Libyan people.