Germany is preparing to host the second Berlin conference on Libya on 23 June in cooperation with the UN Mission in the North African country. The first conference was convened in January last year. Since then, Libya has seen a number of positive political and military developments.
Egyptian chief of the General Intelligence Services (GIS) Major General Abbas Kamel arrives in Libyan city of Benghazi to meets with general commander of the Libyan National Army Khalifa Haftar, few hours after meeting with Prime Minister-designate of the new Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdel Hamid Al-Dabaiba on Thursday.
The plan — seen by POLITICO — lays out a six-month timeline that proposes first withdrawing Turkish-backed Syrian mercenaries, followed by Russian-backed mercenaries and regular Turkish troops. The two-page proposal has been circulating for several weeks among diplomatic officials with the involved countries, according to two officials familiar with the …
NATO calls for 24 December elections, remains committed to providing defence and security advice to Libya
The final communique issued at the end of the NATO Brussels Summit yesterday said: ‘‘The crisis in Libya has direct implications for regional stability and the security of all Allies.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he had received assurances from Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan that he wanted foreign mercenaries to leave Libyan territory as soon as possible, Reuters reported.
NATO said in a statement Monday that Libya’s crisis has direct effects on regional stability and the security of all allies, welcoming the progress made on the political level, including the endorsement of a new interim executive authority, and said it’s committed to providing advice to Libyan institutions, upon their …
European Union Border Assistance Mission in Libya (EUBAM) said the EU and EUBAM will look into providing Tripoli-based assistance and training to the Border Guards and to other Libyan border agencies to secure Libyan borders all over the country.
According to the Feminists of Libya organization, Abeer Ahmed Omar Khalil, a Jordanian citizen, was taken by forces loyal to Khalifa Haftar after visiting her brothers in Benghazi.
The possibility of Russia developing a permanent base at Al Jufrah in Libya and deploying high-end assets there has considerable implications for NATO and the EU.
Russia has once again thrown the spanner in the works of an international effort to bring peace and stability to war-torn Libya, which has been divided by a decade-long conflict, experts say.