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Is NATO readying force for Libya despite intervention denials?

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, as well as the American and British permanent representatives to the alliance, are underscoring growing concern about ISIS domination of ungoverned territory along the Libyan coast, mostly in Sirte.

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Picking up the pieces: Libya envoy faces tough job

Martin Kobler, the new UN special envoy for Libya, has his work cut out. The 62-year-old seasoned German diplomat began his new job on Tuesday after his predecessor departed under something of a cloud, leaving Kobler to pick up the pieces of the UN peace plan.

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The job goes on for ever-optimistic Leon

Bernardino Leon has been asked by UN Secretary general Ban Ki-moon to continue to his special envoy to Libya following the refusal of both the House of Representatives (HoR) and the General National Congress (GNC) to approve the government of national unity and the Dialogue agreement by the deadline set …

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Libya in limbo says Leon

While confessing that the Peace Accord was currently in limbo, UNSMIL Chief Bernardino Leon today indicated how the last disputed points in the deal will be passed on to the new unity government to sort out, the minute it is signed into office by the House of Representatives.

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Parliament fails to vote on UN peace plan

The presidency of Libya’s internationally recognized parliament on Monday rejected a peace deal and national unity government that UN Special Envoy Bernardino Leon presented to Libyan dialogue parties ten days ago in the Moroccan town of Skhirat.

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