Libya’s Interior Minister meets with Maltese counterpart, Turkish Defense Minister

20/07/2020 – The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha met Monday with the Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and Maltese Interior Minister Byron Camilleri in Ankara to discuss cooperation, developments in Libya and stability in the Mediterranean. Continuer à lire … « Libya’s Interior Minister meets with Maltese counterpart, Turkish Defense Minister »

Libyan official rejects Egypt’s intervention threats

A senior Libyan official on Friday Egypt’s president over recent threats to intervene militarily and arm tribes in the country.

Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said on Twitter that his country would not accept steps « to undermine [Libyan] sovereignty or bypass the legitimate government. » Continuer à lire … « Libyan official rejects Egypt’s intervention threats »

UNSMIL discusses Security Sector Reform and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration with Libya’s Tripoli government

13/07/2020 UNSMIL reported yesterday that it had held a virtual meeting on Saturday (11 Jult) with the Interior Ministry of Libya’s internationally recognized government in Tripoli on Security Sector Reform (SSR) and Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR). The meeting included UNSMIL Acting head Stephanie Williams and Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha. Continuer à lire … « UNSMIL discusses Security Sector Reform and Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration with Libya’s Tripoli government »

Libya accuses Russia’s Wagner of using chemical weapon

22/04/2020 – Russian private military contractor Wagner was accused by Libya’s interior minister on Wednesday of carrying out a chemical attack in Libya.

Wagner mercenaries used nerve agent against Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA) forces in Salah al-Din area in southern Tripoli, Fathi Bashagha told reporters. Continuer à lire … « Libya accuses Russia’s Wagner of using chemical weapon »

Libya – PC head reviews military situation with defence ministry

18/12/2019 – Chairman of the Presidential Council (PC), Fayez Al-Sarraj has discussed with the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defence, Brigadier Salah Al-Namroush, the needs and requirements of the next stage of the war to defend Tripoli. Continuer à lire … « Libya – PC head reviews military situation with defence ministry »

Libya, Interpol discuss cooperation in security issues

07/09/2019 – The Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha met Thursday with the Secretary General of Interpol in France and discussed different security and military issues as well as more cooperation channels between Libya and Interpol as well as training programs for Libyan cadres by the Interpol. Continuer à lire … « Libya, Interpol discuss cooperation in security issues »

Libyan Interior Minister refutes rumors about dialogue between Misurata and Haftar

27/08/2019 – The rumors about a dialogue between leaders of armed factions in the city of Misurata and Khalifa Haftar and his General Command in east Libya are just untrue and ‘daydreams’, said the Libyan Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha.

Bashagha spoke to reporters over the weekend and denied that such news is of any truth, adding that Misurata has sacrificed the most since 2011 revolution against Gaddafi and up to all the fighting for Libya, including defeating ISIS terrorists in Sirte. Continuer à lire … « Libyan Interior Minister refutes rumors about dialogue between Misurata and Haftar »

Morocco, Libya discuss security situation in Libya

2019/19/02 – Morocco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Nasser Bourita and Libya’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha discussed Monday in Rabat security situation in Libya.Bashagha said at a joint press conference following talks with Bourita that the meeting focused on security issues and ways to achieve stability and avoid political and military chaos in Libya, as well as means to fight organized crimes, terrorism and illegal immigration. Continuer à lire … « Morocco, Libya discuss security situation in Libya »

Libya replaces interior minister in security reform drive

2018/07/10 – The head of Libya’s UN-backed government on Sunday reshuffled key cabinet posts, replacing the interior minister amid efforts to bolster security in the wake of fighting around Tripoli.

“Fathi Bashagha is (now) in charge of the interior ministry”, according to a decree signed by Fayez al-Sarraj, who leads the Government of National Accord (GNA). Continuer à lire … « Libya replaces interior minister in security reform drive »