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Turkish-Libyan alliance in eastern Mediterranean: A game changer?

On November 27 during a meeting between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fayez al-Sarraj in Istanbul, Turkey and the internationally recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) signed a memorandum of understanding on the ‘delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas’ in the Mediterranean Sea, along with a memorandum of understanding on security …

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Chadian President: Western powers blocked AU efforts to appoint African envoy to Libya

Chadian President, Idriss Deby has accused “major world powers” which he did not name, of blocking the African Union’s (AU) efforts to appoint former Mauritanian President, Mohamed Wild Abdel Aziz, as UN special envoy to Libya.

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EU calls for immediate release of kidnapped female Parliament member

The Embassies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the EU Delegation, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to Libya have expressed their deep concern regarding the continued disappearance of House of Representatives member Siham Sergiwa, and called for her immediate release.

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HRW: Italy Shares Responsibility for Libya Abuses against Migrants

On 11 November 2019, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch submitted a joint third-party intervention to the European Court of Human Rights in a case involving Libya’s abuses against migrants during operations at sea and upon return to the country in November 2017. 

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Libyan and Italian Interior Ministers review cooperation in fighting illegal immigration

The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha met Wednesday with the Italian counterpart, Luciana Lamorgese, in Rome and discussed illegal immigration issues, Libya’s Anti Illegal Immigration Authority said on Facebook.

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No military solution to the Libyan crisis, hostilities must end immediately and return to UNSMIL-led political negotiations: EU

A statement issued by the spokesperson for the EU yesterday said that there is no military solution to the Libyan crisis, hostilities must end immediately, and it called for a return to UNSMIL-led political dialogue.

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