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HRW: Russia-Linked Landmines Threaten Lives in Libya

Buried in a new report by the United Nations Panel of Experts on Libya comes disturbing news about recent transfers of internationally banned antipersonnel landmines. The report shows that antipersonnel mines manufactured in Russia were likely brought into Libya in the 2018-2019 despite an arms embargo.

Jan Kubis’ first brief to UNSC is cautiously upbeat after formation of Libya’s reunified government

In his first briefing to the UN Security Council yesterday, new UNSMIL head, Jan Kubis, had much positive news to report after the successful unification of Libya’s government after over 6 years of division.

Menfi, French Defense Minister discuss security of Libya’s south, sea borders

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council, Mohammed Menfi, and his deputy Mossa Al-Koni discussed with the Feench Defense Minister, Florence Parly, cooperation in securing the southern and maritime borders of Libya, and fighting illegal immigration via the country, according to the media office of Menfi.

NATO announces its readiness to support in strengthening security work in Libya

NATO Secretary-General, Jens Stoltenberg, said on Monday that the NATO alliance is prepared to support security work in Libya, in view of the new government assuming its duties, providing it be requested by the Libyans themselves.

Blinken and Aldabaiba discuss ceasefire, elections, services and removal of all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libya

The Spokesperson for the U.S. State Department, Ned Price reported today that U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke to Libyan Government of National Unity prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba.

IRINI has done a good job, foreign fighters must leave Libya, the EU happy to send ceasefire monitors if the UN requests it: EU’s Josep Borrel

Speaking to media in Rome yesterday on the occasion of the first anniversary of Operation IRINI, EU High Representative Josep Borrel said ‘‘Through Operation Irini we have been contributing substantially to create a stable environment that will allow for reconciliation and to go forward’’.