Two new Russian air force aircraft were depicted in Libyan airspace on Tuesday, according to a statement by Volcano of Rage Operation of the Government of National Accord.
Various NGOs and human rights associations are calling on the Italian parliament to revoke the agreement between Italy and Libya on the management of migrant flows, four years after its signing.
The Turkish Ministry of Defence announced the completion of training sessions for Libyan soldiers on air defence systems in Konya state.
The commander of the European Operation IRINI, Admiral Fabio Agostini, confirmed IRINI’s readiness to play a role in monitoring the current ceasefire agreement in Libya.
A report by the UN panel of experts on Sudan, submitted on January 13, revealed links between Khalifa Haftar’s forces in Libya and Darfur rebels in Sudan, adding that the Darfur rebel fighters used to get massive military support from Haftar before entering battlefields in Libya.
The Defense Minister of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) expressed hopes that the UK would expand military cooperation with Libya, especially in training special and anti-terrorism forces, in addition to supporting military medical services with training and equipment.
The American ambassador to Moscow, John Sullivan, stated that his country is cooperating with Russia on a number of matters, including the present situation in Libya.
The United Nations (UN) Security Council and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres have called on thousands of foreign fighters and mercenaries to immediately leave Libya, with Guterres exclaiming: “Leave the Libyans alone!”
A leading US diplomat slammed Turkish, Russian and Emirati policy in Libya on Thursday at the United Nations. Richard Mills, the head of the US mission to the UN, said the three states should stop interfering in Libya.
Italy failed to protect the “right to life” of more than 200 migrants and refugees who died when the boat they were on capsized in the Mediterranean Sea more than seven years ago, independent human rights experts who work with the United Nations said.