October 2020

Bashagha casts doubt on "fragile ceasefire"

October 27, 2020 - 18:52
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Written By: SafaAlharathy
Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha

Interior Minister, Fathi Bashagha has warned that the ceasefire in Libya faces significant challenges, foremost, is the meddling of foreign countries in the conflict.

Speaking to the "Financial Times" newspaper Bashagha said the biggest challenge to the "fragile ceasefire" would be foreign interference or a lack of international support to help Libyans implement this agreement.

UNSMIL list for LPDF provokes anger in Libya

October 27, 2020 - 14:17
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The list of the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum (LPDF) participants set by the UN mission has drawn resentment and anger among different Libyan spectrum, as some of the names listed are blamed for the deteriorated situation of the country in the past few years.

The UNSMIL had released 75 names who will take part in the LPDF scheduled to kick off in Tunis in the coming days.

US Ambassador: We do not support any party in the Libyan conflict

October 27, 2020 - 11:36
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The US ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, has reiterated that his country does not support any party in the Libyan conflict.

In an interview with the London-based Asharq Al-Awsat newspaper, Norland said that Libyans are tired of war, and there is a growing consensus among them that the solution to the conflict should be through political dialogue and not military force.