Libya – Italian PM regrets Turkey’s withdrawal from Libya conference

2018/14/11 – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said yesterday that he regretted Turkey’s withdrawal from the Libya conference.

« I feel sorry that Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay left the conference. I read his remarks and I didn’t see anything negative about Italy. We must admit that there may be special sensitivities in such decisions, » Conte told reporters after the event in a news conference. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Italian PM regrets Turkey’s withdrawal from Libya conference »

Libya, Ukraine review relations

2018/06/11 – The member of the Presidential Council (PC) Abdulsalam Kajman discussed with the Ambassador of Ukraine to Libya Mykola Nahorny the possibility of reopening the Ukrainian Embassy in Tripoli during the coming period, in addition to means to strengthen cooperation between the two countries.

The Ukrainian ambassador requested during the meeting held Sunday at the Prime Minister’s Office, the crediting of the Honorary Consul appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine, to look into the interests of Ukrainian nationals in Libya.

The meeting also discussed the issue of the Ukrainian sailors who are serving a sentence of imprisonment in Libya and the possibility of completing the period in their country.

Libya Observer /Sahel-Elite

UAE, Nigeria seeking stronger bilateral ties

2018/05/11 – Fahad Mohammed Obaid Al Tafaq, the new UAE Ambassador to Nigeria, has met here with Khadija Bukar Abba Ibrahim, the Nignerian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, to discuss ways of bolstering bilateral ties between the two friendly nations and exchange views on a range of issues of mutual interest.While welcoming the new diplomat, the Nigerian minister affirmed that he would receive every possible assistance to properly discharge his diplomatic duties of enhancing bilateral tries.

In turn, Ambassador Al Tafaq thanked the minister, emphasising his desire to further consolidate ties of friendship and cooperation between the two countries.

WAM/Sahel-Elite

Britain to open embassy in Djibouti in diplomatic shake-up

2018/04/11 – Britain’s foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt is preparing for a massive expansion of the country’s diplomatic network, with more than 1,000 extra staff at home and abroad, as part of a review of its global ambitions for the post-Brexit era. The plans include a new embassy in Djibouti. Continuer à lire … « Britain to open embassy in Djibouti in diplomatic shake-up »

Saudi Arabia realises Gambia’s potential

2018/29/10 – The Tourism and Culture minister, Hamat Bah, in his clarification about The Gambia-Saudi Arabia unsigned MoU said that the government of Saudi Arabia who is investing over $5bn to develop tourism has realised the potential and importance of The Gambia in different forums that they met and thus approached for a need to have an MOU. Continuer à lire … « Saudi Arabia realises Gambia’s potential »

Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria

2018/28/10 – Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, here hailed « positive developments » in bilateral relations with Algeria. »We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move forward, » Ahmed told reporters after the talks he held with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel, part of a two-day visit to Algeria. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria »

Mali – ERC signs cooperation agreement with Mali’s Ministry of Health

2018/27/10 – The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, has signed a cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Health and Hygiene in Mali to promote the capacities of the medical sector in the country.According to the agreement, the ERC will fund the restoration of two critical hospitals in the capital Bamako, and supply them with the required medical equipment and supplies. The project also includes the restoration of Point G and Gabriel Tore hospitals and providing them with laboratory equipment, clean water network, general maintenance of the two hospitals and enhancing their medical and therapeutic efficiency. Continuer à lire … « Mali – ERC signs cooperation agreement with Mali’s Ministry of Health »