Saturday , 8 May 2021

Recent News

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.