June 2022

Al-Sunni: Libyans became hostage to UN Security Council disputes

June 29, 2022 - 09:09
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Taher Al-Sunni

Libya's representative to the United Nations, Taher Al-Sunni, said that the political crisis in Libya is linked to regional and international conflicts.

This came in his statement before the UN Security Council at its meeting held on Monday at the UN headquarters in New York, on the latest developments of the Libyan crisis.

Al-Mishri sets 4 preconditions for elections to succeed

June 28, 2022 - 22:12
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

 The Head of the High Council of State (HCS) Khalid Al-Mishri said Tuesday in his meeting with the Speaker of the House of Representatives (HoR) Aqila Saleh in Geneva in the presence of UN Advisor Stephanie Williams that the electoral process requires "four preconditions" so it can be transparent, saying this is what the statement of the five Western countries have recently reiterated.

Norland stresses to Dbeibah importance of supporting Geneva meetings

June 28, 2022 - 20:47
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The US ambassador to Libya, Richard Norland, has met with the Libyan Prime  Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, and stressed the importance of working toward a consensus with stakeholders across Libya in support of the Geneva talks between the House of Representatives and High Council of State; facilitated by UN Advisor, Stephanie Williams.

UK ambassador to the UN: LPDF roadmap has not expired

June 28, 2022 - 16:17
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The UK Ambassador to the UN Security Council, James Kariuki, says the onus is now on the leaders of the House of Representatives and the High Council of State to finalise the legal basis for elections, as he welcomed plans for a meeting between the two heads in Geneva in the coming days.

In a statement at a UN Security Council briefing on Libya on Monday, Kariuki said the UN has been clear that, as the December elections did not go ahead, the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum roadmap has not expired.

UAE blocks proposal to nominate new UN envoy to Libya

June 28, 2022 - 16:10
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The United Arab Emirates blocked a proposal on Monday by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to appoint former Algerian Foreign Minister Sabri Boukadoum as UN envoy to Libya, diplomatic sources have confirmed.

The UAE told the council that some Arab countries and Libyan parties reject Boukadoum's nomination, the sources said. However, the diplomats did not disclose the opposing parties or states.

Egyptian Petrojet resumes operations in Libya

June 28, 2022 - 16:03
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Egyptian Petrojet Company will resume its operations in Libya after an absence of 11 years, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed on Monday. 

A statement by the NOC said that Mustafa Sanalla, the NOC's Head, discussed the issue with the head of Egypt's Petrojet Petroleum Company, Walid Lutfi, in a virtual meeting on Monday.