The Italian Defense Minister, Lorenzo Guerini, said Libya’s ceasefire is fragile and threatened by foreign mercenaries and militias despite the developments achieved on the political level and the endorsement of the Government of National Unity that is now governing all of the country.
LPDF Legal Committee meets to try to break impasse in establishing legal basis for 24 December elections
The Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s (LPDF) Legal Committee met yesterday in an effort to break impasse in establishing a legal basis for the planned 24 December 2021 elections.
The United Arab Emirates has pledged support for the new unity government in Tripoli formed after UN-sponsored peace talks, despite its previous backing for Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar.
US President Joe Biden’s administration is set to formulate a new strategy in Libya that differs from the one implemented by former President Donald Trump. Biden hopes to revise the vague and ambiguous discourse adopted by Trump regarding the ambition of retired General Khalifa Haftar to rule the country.
Former Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte justified his meeting with Khalifa Haftar last year in Benghazi by saying it was the only way to free the 18 Italian fishermen after protracted negotiations.
U.S. spends $ 49 million on Libya conventional weapons destruction and explosives clearance over 9 years
The U.S. embassy revealed today that its government had spent more than US$ 49 million on conventional weapons destruction and clearance of explosive remnants of war in Libya between 2011 and 2020. The revelation was made in the U.S. 2021 To Walk the Earth in Safety annual report.
Beyond the controversial Turkish maritime agreement: Greece seeks cooperation in energy, construction, maritime transport, health, security, tourism, education and culture
Welcoming Greek prime minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis to Tripoli at their joint press conference yesterday, Libyan prime minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba said Libya sought to restore diplomatic relations and raise their representation in accordance with the common interests between the two countries. Greece had cut diplomatic relations with Libya during the …
The United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) facilitates a three-day direct meeting of the LPDF Legal Committee in Tunis from 7 to 9 April to finalize discussions on a constitutional basis which will pave the way for national elections on 24 December 2021, in accordance with the Libyan Political …
The Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, has affirmed that the government seeks to establish relations with all countries, especially the neighboring countries, saying “we seek the interest of Libya first and study all agreements in line with our interests”.
Debaiba & Draghi hold a joint press conference, agree to strengthen relations between Italy and Libya in the future
Libya’s Prime Minister today received his Italian counterpart Mario Draghi in what is the Italian Premier’s first trip outside Italy. Draghi and his delegation were welcomed at the headquarters of the Government in Tripoli.