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Serious violations of human rights in Libya: UNSMIL’s Salame

UNSMIL head Ghassan Salame saluted the many brave individuals and institutions who stand up for human rights and accountability in Libya and promised that the United Nations would stand with them. He was commemorating today’s anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). All human beings have a right …

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Erdogan: Turkey will deploy military troops to Libya if GNA so asked

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that since Turkey and Libya had signed an expanded security and military cooperation agreement, the military accord granted Turkey the right to deploy troops in Libya if the Tripoli government so asked, and added this would not violate a United Nations arms …

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Libya GNA warns from Haftar’s possible entry to Tripoli with Russian support

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala warned of the possibility that retired Major General Khalifa Haftar could enter Tripoli, especially after the recent Russian intervention in Libya.

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Russia’s ‘multilayered pie’ policy on Libya

On Dec. 7, US Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the United States Africa Command, said that an American drone reported lost near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses. Townsend said the operators of the air defenses at the time “didn’t know it was a US remotely …

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Libyan Army says pilot of aircraft shot down by its forces is wanted for war crimes

Commander of the Joint Operations Room, Major General Osama Juwaili has said that the pilot of the aircraft shot down yesterday near Zawiya city west of Tripoli, identified as “Amer al-Juqam”, is accused of committing war crimes in Tripoli and will be held accountable according to the law.

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