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France blocks EU call to stop Haftar’s assault in Libya

France on Wednesday blocked a European Union statement calling on Khalifa Haftar to halt his eastern forces’ offensive in Libya, diplomatic sources said, in the latest example of how the bloc’s internal divisions have undercut its global sway.

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NATO chief calls on all sides in Libya to end fighting

NATO is “deeply concerned” by the raging violence in Libya, its chief said on Wednesday, Anadolu reports. In a statement, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on all sides to exercise restraint, cease fighting and support UN efforts to broker a truce.

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US eyes bigger role for Libyan warlord as civil war looms

The United Nations has postponed next week’s national reconciliation summit on Libya, throwing into confusion the Donald Trump administration’s hopes of reunifying the war-torn nation at the ballot box as erstwhile US ally Khalifa Hifter marches toward the capital.

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Libya’s Foreign Minister urges UN Security Council to stop Haftar’s war on Tripoli

The Foreign Minister of the Presidential Council Mohammed Sayala called on the UN Security Council to take immediate measures to stop the attack on Libya’s capital Tripoli and to deter the leaders of the attack as well as to oblige those parties to return to the political process.

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As Libya’s crisis escalates, men are on trial in Sudan for supplying recruits to Haftar

Two Sudanese men are on trial for attempting to send some 1,000 young men to fight for Libyan General Khalifa Haftar, the Sudanese newspaper Attention has reported. One of the men who appeared at the Darfur Grand Court of Justice reportedly belongs to a prominent tribe in the country. A …

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