Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, during his meeting with the President of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi, reiterated Egypt’s full support for a political solution to the Libyan crisis.
Khalifa Haftar and House of Representatives’ (HoR) Speaker, Aqila Saleh, visited Egyptian capital, Cairo, on Sunday to hold discussions as part of Egypt’s support for the political process that led to forming Fathi Bashagha’s government by the HoR – a government blessed by Haftar – media sources have reported.
A delegation from Libyan Arabs and another from Tebu who inhabit Murzuq district in south Libya have signed a reconciliation agreement at the conclusion of peace and reconciliation dialogue under the auspices of the United States (US) in Tunisia, according to US embassy in Libya.
The UK government has sanctioned the Russian Wagner Group allegedly tasked with assassinating Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and accused of war crimes in Libya and Syria.
In Libya, the Ukraine crisis will have far-reaching geostrategic, political, and humanitarian effects—and it comes at an especially fraught moment in the country’s post-revolutionary era.
Spokesman of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Major General Ahmed al-Mismari, denied the news that LNA Commander, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, visited Moscow, and intention to send soldiers to fight with the Russian forces in Ukraine.
The Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Libya Stephanie Williams said that the UN has yet to receive the list of the House of Representatives (HoR) members for the joint committee with the High Council of State (HCS) although the UN remains in active communication with the Speaker’s office.
With the world focused on Ukraine, UN mediators are trying to avoid a political crisis degenerating into new violence in Libya, where Russia has long been a major player.
Nearly a month after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, fierce resistance has frustrated Russia’s military advancement and resulted in slow progress for the Kremlin.
A Syrian security company acting as a proxy for the Russian Wagner Group has transferred Syrian fighters from Benghazi to Syria, “Syrians for Truth and Justice” organization (STJ) has reported, indicating that the batch of mercenaries will join the Russian troops fighting in Ukraine and the separatist regions.