UK, Turkey in agreement on political solution in Libya: Çavuşoğlu

09/07/2020 – Turkey and the U.K. are in agreement on a diplomatic solution in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on July 8.

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is paying a one-day working visit to London, said Turkey thinks the only solution in Libya conflict is a political one, adding: “We need to give pace to this political process under the roof of the U.N.” Continuer à lire … « UK, Turkey in agreement on political solution in Libya: Çavuşoğlu »

Tunisia, Japan, Ukraine stress reinforcing parliamentary ties with Iran

07/07/2020 – President of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People of Tunisia Rached Ghannouchi said strengthening brotherly ties between Iran and Tunisia will result in boosting cooperation in line with both countries’ interests. Continuer à lire … « Tunisia, Japan, Ukraine stress reinforcing parliamentary ties with Iran »

Libya, UK sign MoU to strengthen governance and decentralization

07/07/2020 – The Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) signed Tuesday a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen decentralization and sub-national governance with the United Kingdom’s government. Continuer à lire … « Libya, UK sign MoU to strengthen governance and decentralization »

Russia restores operation of embassy in Libya. The Russian mission in the country was evacuated in 2013 following an attack.

05/07/2020 – Russia made a decision to restore operation of its embassy in Libya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday during his meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Libya Aguila Saleh. Continuer à lire … « Russia restores operation of embassy in Libya. The Russian mission in the country was evacuated in 2013 following an attack. »

Morocco consul leaves Algeria over ‘enemy country’ remark

13/06/2020 – A spokesman for the Algerian presidency, Mohand Oussaid Belaid, announced yesterday that the Moroccan consul who described Algeria as an “enemy country” has left the country at Algiers’ request.

Last month, the Algerian Foreign Ministry summoned Moroccan Ambassador, Lahcen Abdelkhalek, to officially protest against hostile remarks made by the Moroccan consul in the city of Oran. Continuer à lire … « Morocco consul leaves Algeria over ‘enemy country’ remark »

Sudan leader: Israel is not our enemy

01/05/2020 – Head of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council, Abdel Fattah Al Burhan, said on Saturday that his country does not have any hostility with anyone, including Israel.

Speaking to a Sudanese TV channel, Al Burhan answered a question about hostility with Israel saying: “Sudan should not be in a state of hostility with any party, religion or sect.” Continuer à lire … « Sudan leader: Israel is not our enemy »

An American efforts to convince fighting parties in Libya on a negotiable settlement to solve the crisis.

23/03/2020 – The American ambassador to Libya ‘Richard Norland’, said that his country is trying to convince the Libyan parties for negotiations, to solve the current crisis in the country, asserting Washington’s work to support a negotiable settlement. This came in a statement quoted by the embassy today Monday, from an interview made by the American ambassador ‘Norland’, with the London’s newspaper ‘The Arab Weekly’. The American embassy had called on Thursday for a humanitarian truce in Libya, which was declared last Saturday with fighting parties agreement for a humanitarian truce, in order to fight the new epidemic of Corona.

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Why the UK May Be Sending Troops to Mali

23/03/2020 – The UK government’s decision to deploy an additional 250 soldiers to join the United Nations mission in Mali (known as MINUSMA) might be in Britain’s security interests. Firstly, because it is important to counter the spread of terrorism in Mali, and secondly because supporting France is consistent with the UK’s wider security goals. Such deployments display the UK’s commitment to international security and may well form a critical part of its post-BREXIT diplomacy. Continuer à lire … « Why the UK May Be Sending Troops to Mali »

Morocco to Open Consulate in Toronto, Canada

26/01/2020 – Morocco’s Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita announced Morocco’s decision to open a consulate in Toronto, Canada

The opening of the new consulate is part of a plan to improve consular services for the Moroccan community in the North American city, the FM said on Friday. Continuer à lire … « Morocco to Open Consulate in Toronto, Canada »

China keeps Kenya, Djibouti guessing on Security Council seat

23/01/2020 – China has kept Kenya and Djibouti guessing on who it will support for a UN Security Council seat.

Beijing diplomats have pledged support for both but failed to guarantee the vote, sticking to the policy of not taking sides publicly in political duels.

Continuer à lire … « China keeps Kenya, Djibouti guessing on Security Council seat »