United States’ envoy to Libya, Richard Norland, will arrive in the Egyptian capital of Cairo today to meet with the retired Libyan Brigadier General Khalifa Haftar and Egyptian officials, local media reported yesterday.
Commander of the EU military naval operation Irini Fabio Agostini presented during the 2021 Prague Summit on the innovation and development of the European Defense Industrial Base, the operation’s needs to fully deliver the UN arms embargo on Libya.
A new BBC investigation has revealed the scale of operations by a shadowy Russian mercenary group in Libya’s civil war, which includes links to war crimes and the Russian military.
The US Ambassador’s statements, Richard Norland, that Khalifa Haftar could play a role in unifying the military establishment in Libya has outraged some families of Haftar’s victims who are fighting in court to bring justice for their loved ones.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune announced a meeting between Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra, and his counterparts from the United States, Turkey, and France, to attempt to achieve the best possible outcome for the Libyan people.
Egypt, Algeria, the Comoros, Tunisia, Djibouti, Mauritania, and Libya have opposed to Israel’s application for observer membership in the African Union via “Memorandum Verbale of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki” in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.
Officials from Turkey and Russia discussed the latest developments in war-torn Syria and Libya, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said yesterday.
The Head of the High Council of State, Khalid Al-Mishri, told the visiting Italian Foreign Minister, Luigi di Maio, on Monday in Tripoli that there should a fine line drawn between the foreign forces that came to Libya based on official agreements with other states and mercenaries.
UN experts on Friday called on all private military contractors and mercenaries to leave Libya immediately, saying their departure is “overdue” and a “vital precondition” for the peaceful elections planned for this year, reports Anadolu Agency.
The African Union (AU) has urged its member countries to accelerate the evacuation and repatriation of its nationals who are trapped in Libya.